Give your students something to be excited about! Enjoy a one-hour educational visit to San Antonio with visits to The Alamo, Mission San Jose, SeaWorld San Antonio, San Antonio Zoo, and Six Flags Fiesta Texas. The virtual visit is pre-recorded, TEKS aligned and is available to schools in Brownsville, Edinburg, McAllen and Mission ISDs. The virtual visit is mostly suitable for students from third to seventh grades. The virtual video will be available from February 22 – March 12, 2021.
If you are a teacher and would like to show your classroom, please contact your school district’s Social Studies Coordinator.
If you are not within these school districts but still would like to show the video, please contact Francisco Gallegos.
There are so many educational opportunities for you and your students – virtually and in person! Many of our local attractions know the importance of student engagement beyond the classroom and have created programs to enrich your students’ knowledge and skills. Here you will find a list of programs to learn about social studies, science, nature, culture, and many other topics. You will see that the majority are offering experiences that are TEKS aligned.
If you find one that works for you, reach out to their teams to start planning your next fun and exciting student engagement experience.
The Alamo’s dedicated education team is here to help you teach Texas history with Texan flare, both inside and outside the classroom.
Looking for new opportunities for you and your students? The Witte Museum is offering Live Distance Learning programs to learn about nature, science, and culture directly in your classroom! Our programs are presented live with a Witte Museum educator and will use a secure Zoom connection.
Bring the DoSeum into your classroom-in school or at home- with Virtual Field Experiences and other online resources. The DoSeum’s education team has created opportunities for you and your students to engage in our unique brand of joyful learning and discovery.
History comes alive for students on field trips at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. We offer 45 minute long ranger-led programs of the park (reservation required), or you can bring your students for a teacher-led experience without a reservation.
Welcome educators! You know how important literacy is in the lives of children, and we want your experience with Magik to be unforgettable. We offer Field Trips for your students and free Educator Nights for you.
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center has collaborated with LEGO® Education to provide unique, high quality learning experiences. Our workshops are designed to bring math, science, engineering and language to life and encourage skills in communication, collaboration, critical-thinking and problem solving.
Community Based Instruction at Morgan’s Wonderland enables elementary-school students to be actively engaged in learning. Students can enjoy four 25-minute lesson rotations throughout the park, all while embracing the mission of Morgan’s Wonderland – inclusion.
Here you will find a wide array of primary/secondary educational resources, Tricentennial information, collections and research available for your use in the classroom. All of our lesson plans and hands-on activities meet TEKS requirements in Social Studies and can be adapted to meet individual classroom needs.
Our award-winning Nature of Learning programs consist of hands-on activities relating to ecology, scientific observation, resource management, and building healthy ecosystems, for both people and animals.
Phil Hardberger Park is home to the Alamo Area Master Naturalists— a large group of dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers. These talented volunteers preserve the native habitat of the park and deepen our knowledge of it through observation and interpretation.
Over 170,000 Students Have Experienced iFLY STEM. Our STEM program inspires and educates students through an immersive, educational program where they first learn science and technology, and then defy gravity by actually flying!
There is an explorer in all of us. Grab your safari hat and take an African Safari, Texas-Style through our 450-acre scenic hill country ranch where you can witness over 500 exotic and native animal species interact in a free-roaming environment.
The San Antonio Botanical Garden offers a variety of exciting learning adventures for students of all ages. All programs are TEKS-based, active and age-appropriate, so you can feel confident as an educator in choosing a Botanical Garden experience to enrich your class curriculum.
The River Authority education team’s mission is to inspire citizens of all ages to take action in their communities towards the stewardship and sustainability of the San Antonio River and its tributaries.
Natural Bridge Caverns provides students with a fun and educational curriculum. Experience firsthand the effects of weathering, erosion and deposition on the natural landscape. See how water has shaped the Earth over millions of years and continues to form the Cavern system today.
The Education Department of San Antonio Zoo offers programs for all ages. Check out our many programs and offerings on these pages. Online registration makes it easy to sign up for the programs you want to attend.