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Live Explorations from GPB Education

Take your students on rich and immersive learning experiences without ever leaving the walls of your classroom. Discover one of the last frontiers of true Georgia wilderness at the Okefenokee Swamp or swim alongside divers as they explore the seafloor of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of GA. GPB’s Live Explorations are fun, educational, and free - no permission slips required!

  • Live Exploration: Rocket Launch

    Relive the celebrations of Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary with this special trip to the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, GA. This virtual exploration offers viewers an inside look into the museum as they learn about Georgia’s unique ties to space exploration.

  • Live Exploration: Georgia Tech’s Invention Studio

    Join GPB for a live exploration of Georgia Tech’s Flowers Invention Studio on May 9 from 10 AM to 11 AM ET. Students will get an inside look at one of the nation’s leading makerspaces as they learn about the engineering design process, hear from Georgia Tech students, and see ideas transform into inventions.

  • Live Exploration: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    Enjoy the sounds of the symphony with GPB’s live exploration of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. This hour-long virtual field trip offers students a behind-the-scenes experience as they learn about the science of music, hear pieces performed by ASO, and interact with members of the Atlanta Symphony.

  • Live Exploration: Okefenokee Swamp

    Discover one of the last frontiers of true Georgia wilderness with GPB’s live exploration of the Okefenokee Swamp. Witness the power of the mighty alligator, hear from swamp experts as they answer questions from the audience, and test your knowledge of the Okefenokee with this hour-long program.

  • Live Exploration: Gray's Reef

    Take your students on an exploration of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary in this 30 minute virtual field trip. This unique experience teaches students about the animals that call Gray’s Reef home, how the seafloor serves as a habitat, and ways they can help protect the reef from major threats. Join marine experts as they share the importance of their research and answer questions from the audience.

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