Curated and coordinated by the experts at Common Sense, Wide Open School is the result of a collaboration among leading publishers, nonprofits, and education and technology companies. Wide Open School features a free collection of the best learning experiences and activities for kids, organized by grade band and subject. You will also find daily schedules with creative breaks and recommendations to keep kids engaged and exploring, one day (or one hour) at a time.
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event or try any of the over 500+ one-hour tutorials, available in over 45 languages.
Life in the Ocean Deep: Enjoy select video highlights from Sir David Attenborough's 60-year career documenting the natural world.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites: a selection of 30 monuments with brief description on each one of them.
This is Home: While the countries, cultures and climates may differ, knowing we all have a place to call home is a first step to understanding everything we have in common. Visit traditional homes around the globe and discover how the definition of “home” can both change and remain the same.
Stop and Smell the Flowers: A journey around some of the world's most renowned botanical gardens and arboretums.
Pilgrimage to Mecca: Journey to Saudi Arabia to visit the holiest city of Islam and learn more about the pilgrimage called the Hajj.
Global Flea Markets: Bursting with hidden gems, visit nine flea markets around the world recommended by locals who review places on Google Maps.
Colorful Street Fests & Carnivals: Take a tour around the world to discover some of the biggest and most brilliant celebrations to hit the streets every year.
Comic Geek Destinations: Meet superheroes, villains and giant robots on this trip around global comic book spots.
Iconic Film Locations in the Mediterranean: In celebration of the Cannes Film Festival, here are eight iconic Mediterranean film locations you can visit, all recommended by Local Guides — people who share their knowledge on Google Maps.
International Year of the Reef: Coral reefs are some of the Earth’s greatest marvels — amazing underwater cities full of color, life and mystery. To celebrate International Year of the Reef in 2018, we’re exploring this fascinating underwater world. We’d like you to join us.
In Mandela’s Footsteps: Follow Nelson Mandela on his road to freedom and visit key sites from his life in Google Earth.
Reading the ABCs From Space: The intersection of two lakes forms a "V," a coral reef in the shape of a "J." Is there an English alphabet to be found in the landforms of the Earth? Of course! NASA satellite imagery and astronaut photography shows us where.
The Beautiful Game: From the legendary to the colossal, take a trip around the globe to some unforgettable soccer destinations.