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Immersive VR Field Trips

Ignite Your Classroom with Unforgettable VR Field Trips! 

Transform learning from passive to powerful with our immersive VR platform. Our VR Field Trips span all grades and subject areas, allowing for up to 150 users to engage, collaborate, and explore like never before in a safe and secure virtual environment. 

Our growing library boasts over 40 thrilling field trips, each meticulously crafted for unique learning experiences and adventures. With the power to pause, fast-forward, and replay, students can delve deeper into concepts, gaining mastery of key standards.  

Our field trips allow teachers to effortlessly integrate VR into their classrooms. Each pre-made experience is Cognia Accredited, standards aligned, and requires minimal teacher setup and involvement. This makes our field trips perfect for introducing VR learning to your class, sparking curiosity and igniting a passion for exploration. 

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Where Online Learning Meets Fun

Travel back in time to Independence Hall to learn about the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Discover the magic of space and the first moon landing from a spaceship’s launch pad. With our immersive VR field trips, learning is not limited by where you can travel. Optima Independent has ‘hacked’ time and space—harnessing the power of virtual reality to make previously impossible learning opportunities just a few clicks away. Our VR field trips provide powerful ways of engaging users on a whole new level while providing learning experiences that help students see the relevance of what you are learning.

What's Included?

We offer an annual subscription to our Immersive VR Field Trips. During your subscription period, you have unlimited access to our growing library of field trips and a tutorial video. Each field trip has its own theme, learning experience and adventure and can be completed single- or multi-user. 

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Explore Some of our Popular Field Trips

Artemis Launch Experience NEW!

Embark on an awe-inspiring adventure through the Artemis program, a groundbreaking mission to establish a sustainable colony on the Moon and explore the vastness of space. Join the astronauts as they navigate the challenges of deep space travel and witness the incredible technology behind the Artemis missions. From the powerful Space Launch System to the human-rated spacecraft Orion and the lunar station Gateway, get an up-close look at the components that make these missions possible.

A Brief History of WWI NEW!

Students begin in a WWI gallery where they learn the MAIN causes of the Great War. Then, students are transported to the trenches to tour barracks, learn a dice game, and interact with tools and objects soldiers used daily. Students must answer questions correctly to deliver the Armistice before it's too late. Finally, students visit Versailles to learn about the Treaty of Versailles and how it led to WWII. 

The West NEW!

This experience digs deep into the concepts of manifest destiny while giving students the opportunity to travel the Oregon Trail, strike it rich in the California gold rush, and gear up for an epic showdown at the Alamo. Student also discover what 19th-century westward expansion was like through the eyes of Native Americans.

Everest Expedition NEW!

Join a team of climbers on an expedition to conquer Mount Everest. From navigating treacherous terrain to collecting vital weather data, you’ll face thrilling scenarios that test your knowledge, decision-making skills, and resilience. Explore the Khumbu Icefall, repair weather stations, monitor glaciers, and brave the summit push.

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An Immigrant’s Tale

From a humble tenement in the Bronx to the chaotic protests in the old country, and finally to Ellis Island, students will encounter the challenges and triumphs of the immigration process. Explore a passenger ship, engage in interactive activities, and navigate the checkpoints of Ellis Island, all while gaining a deeper understanding of the factors that shaped the immigrant experience. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and emotions of this transformative journey to America. 

The Power of Light

Life is dependent on a balance between photosynthesis and cellular respiration. Known as the short carbon cycle, this mechanism transfers energy through a food chain. Join us to discover the complexities of energy transfer within an ecosystem. 


Explore Ancient Egypt 

A fun and interactive lesson giving students the opportunity to experience firsthand one of the most fascinating parts of ancient Egyptian history: mummies. They will learn about the mummification process and help a kind, but unfortunate mummy who has lost his organs and needs wrapping. 

The Da Vinci Experience

The journey begins with a self-guided exploratory space introducing students to some scientific advancements, 
artwork, politics, and philosophy which defined the Renaissance period. Then, students learn about Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions before visiting his workshop in 15th century Florence, Italy. There, they complete several building challenges. The last leg of the journey takes students to a beautiful garden setting to learn about Renaissance art. There, they try their own hand at painting.


Vikings, Castles and Plagues Oh My! 

This journey begins with a Viking invasion on the shores of early 9th-century England followed by a lesson in castle construction. Students then visit the throne room of King John in 1215 where they learn about the limits of royal authority before traveling to Runnymede to sign the Magna Carta. The journey ends in a 14th century Medieval village where students save the community from the bubonic plague. 

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