SILVER SPRING, MD (Friday, May 14, 2021)—For many American elementary and middle school students, a field trip to Washington, D.C. is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that opens their eyes to an exciting world beyond their classroom. To ensure all students can experience Washington, D.C. this year, First Lady Jill Biden and Discovery Education invite all learners to attend a unique, no-cost Virtual Field Trip to the nation’s capital. Premiering May 26, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET at www.DiscoveryEducation.com/City-of-US, The City of U.S. – A Virtual Field Trip to Washington, D.C. ensures that students and their families don’t miss the opportunity to experience the history and beauty of the federal city.
The City of U.S. will begin with a greeting from America’s First Educator and First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden. After welcoming students with a kid-friendly look at the White House, Dr. Biden will then send participants out into Washington, D.C. for a virtual tour of many of the city’s historic landmarks. Among the stops on this Virtual Field Trip are the U.S. Capitol Building, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Additional details on this exciting event can be found here.
All along The City of U.S. Virtual Field Trip, extraordinary students from families served by Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families, will ask those maintaining our national treasures questions of interest to all students. Since 2002, Operation Homefront has provided relief, resiliency, and recurring support programs that help military families overcome short-term financial bumps in the road so they don’t become long-term chronic problems. …Read More