Embark on a virtual exchange expedition today!

Reach the World’s one-to-many virtual exchange journeys allow K-12 students to follow real expeditions and explorers into the field. Through written articles and live video conferences, students witness the explorer mindset in action, examine STEM careers, and expand their personal frontiers.

Classrooms can join LIVE virtual exchanges as they are happening around the world, or select any one of the free, customized itineraries (available as 4-, 6-, or 8-week experiences) and relive recent expedition experiences on-demand. Email educators@reachtheworld.org or click here to embark whenever you’re ready!

Endurance22 Expedition to Antarctica

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Local Flora & Fauna, Extreme Environments, Technology, Archaeology

Endurance22 Expedition to Antarctica

More than 100 years after Ernest Shackleton’s ship, Endurance, sank off Antarctica, a team of underwater search experts is going back to find it! Are you ready to join Reach the World’s most epic virtual exchange expedition yet?

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Hellenic Arc Volcanic Field Expedition

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Extreme Environments, Geology

Hellenic Arc Volcanic Field Expedition

Join scientists aboard the JOIDES Resolution as they collect underwater rock and sediment cores inside the caldera of Santorini, Greece–the site of one of the world’s largest-ever volcanic eruptions!

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Abigail's Expedition to Peru

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Local Flora & Fauna

Abigail's Expedition to Peru

Hola! Hello! I’m Abigail, and I am currently living in Peru studying the extent of water pollution in the Amazon River. Follow along as I meet new friends, try new foods, and explore my new home!

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HMS Oardacious

Themes: Resilience, Extreme Environments

HMS Oardacious

Hit the high seas with Royal Navy Submariners as they race to row the 3,000 miles from the coast of Africa (the Canary Islands) to the Caribbean (Antigua), demonstrating resilience through adversity.

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Jane's Expedition to Mexico

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Local Flora & Fauna

Jane's Expedition to Mexico

Hi, I’m Jane, and I have journeyed to the Caribbean coast of Mexico to track what may be a new species of oceanic manta! Join me as I track these amazing animals and learn how to best protect them.

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Expedition to Mount Everest

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Climate Change, Extreme Environments, Conservation

Expedition to Mount Everest

Explorers flock to climb it, scientists study it closely, and the Nepalese call it the “Goddess of the Sky”. What makes Mount Everest so irresistible? Let’s climb to the top of the world to find out!

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Scientific Drilling in the South Atlantic Ocean

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Climate Change, Extreme Environments, Geology

Scientific Drilling in the South Atlantic Ocean

What can we learn by drilling holes in the seabed far beneath the South Atlantic Ocean? Climb aboard the JOIDES Resolution as a team of scientists investigate the land beneath the water!

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Li's Expedition to Colombia

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Culture, Local Flora & Fauna, Biodiversity

Li's Expedition to Colombia

Hi, I’m Li, and I use my microscope to take a closer look at the incredible insects and other small creatures throughout Colombia’s tropical dry forest ecosystem. What creatures can we discover together?

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Alexandra's Expedition to Iceland

Themes: Sustainable Development, Conservation, Culture, Local Flora & Fauna

Alexandra's Expedition to Iceland

Hi, I’m Alexandra, and I live on the island country of Iceland. From waterfalls and glaciers to volcanos and traditions that date back to the time of Vikings, there’s so much we can explore together!

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Colin's Expedition to Costa Rica

Themes: Sustainable Development, Conservation, Culture, Local Flora & Fauna, Tourism, Biodiversity

Colin's Expedition to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is home to an estimated 500,000 species of plants and animals, making it one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. Join me as I explore this special place through a conservation lens.

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ARCSPIN Expedition to Arctic Alaska

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Climate Change, Local Flora & Fauna, Extreme Environments

ARCSPIN Expedition to Arctic Alaska

Travel to the frontline of climate change in far-north Alaska alongside a team of researchers who are investigating the relationship between melting permafrost and changes within clouds.

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Unlocking the Oceans' Secrets

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Extreme Environments, Technology, Sustainable Development

Unlocking the Oceans' Secrets

What lies in the darkest, most remote depths of our oceans? The explorers at Ocean Infinity are using cutting-edge technology to explore Earth’s last major frontier–and you can join the expedition!

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Charly's Expedition to Australia

Themes: Kangaroos, Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Climate Change, Local Flora & Fauna

Charly's Expedition to Australia

Hi! I am Charly Plaisir, a wildlife biologist specialized in eastern grey kangaroos. I travel once a year from Canada to Australia to observe kangaroos in their natural environment. Join me!

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MOSAiC Expedition to the Central Arctic

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Climate Change, Local Flora & Fauna, Extreme Environments, Biodiversity

MOSAiC Expedition to the Central Arctic

Join the most extensive Central Arctic research expedition in history! Connect with MOSAiC’s international team of researchers, as they return from the top of the globe and share their experiences.

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Women of The Explorers Club

Themes: Women in STEM, Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Extreme Environments

Women of The Explorers Club

Meet the women of The Explorers Club! These scientific researchers and explorers are at the forefront of discovery worldwide. What does it mean to be a woman in exploration? Let’s ask them!

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Mai's Expedition to Madagascar

Themes: Leeches, Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Local Flora & Fauna, Biodiversity

Mai's Expedition to Madagascar

Hi, I’m Mai! I hope you’ll join my expedition to Madagascar, where I’ll be collecting leeches in a “Lost Forest” and using them to learn more about the unique animals that live there.

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Carlos' Expedition to the Northern Peatlands

Themes: Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Climate Change, Local Flora & Fauna

Carlos' Expedition to the Northern Peatlands

Hi, I’m Carlos, and I study the effects of global climate change. Join me on an expedition to the peatlands of Northern Ontario, where we will study small critters that perform a big, important job.

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The World of Modern Mapping

Themes: Geography, Technology, Scientific Fieldwork, STEM

The World of Modern Mapping

How can modern maps help us see the world in an entirely new way? The experts at Esri are using advanced mapping technology to identify and solve complex, real-world problems–let’s see how!

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Jesse's BackyardBio Expedition

Themes: Citizen Science, STEM, Conservation, Local Flora & Fauna, Biodiversity

Jesse's BackyardBio Expedition

Do you know what’s living in your own backyard? We’re on a mission to connect more deeply with the wildlife all around us, sharing backyard discoveries from around the world! What will you find?

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Alyssa's Expedition to Cambodia

Themes: Archeology, Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Culture

Alyssa's Expedition to Cambodia

My name is Alyssa, and I’m a space archeologist! I’m living in Cambodia, conducting research on the archaeology that I’ve spent the last year mapping with satellite imagery. Join me on this adventure!

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Cambodia Expedition

Themes: Turtles, Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Culture, Local Flora & Fauna, Sustainable Development

Cambodia Expedition

Ten young members of The Explorers Club have come together to embark on a journey down Cambodia’s Mekong River, traveling into remote areas using inflatable pack rafts. Follow along!

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Inspiring Explorer's Expedition to Antarctica

Themes: Conservation, Local Flora & Fauna, Extreme Environments

Inspiring Explorer's Expedition to Antarctica

What is it like to journey to Antarctica, following in the footsteps of bold, early polar explorers? Join the Inspiring Explorers as they share their adventures from the bottom of the world!

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Colin's Expedition to Antarctica

Themes: Conservation, Local Flora & Fauna, Tourism, Extreme Environments, Sustainable Development

Colin's Expedition to Antarctica

Hi, I’m Colin! Join me as I journey south to what’s known as the Last Continent–Antarctica! Let’s see what adventures await us on the ice and snow at the bottom of the world.

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Julianne's Expedition to Botswana

Themes: Perseverance, Cycling, Culture, Local Flora & Fauna

Julianne's Expedition to Botswana

Hi! I’m Julianne, and I am a professional photographer and adventurer. Join me on a more than 1,000-mile biking expedition across Botswana and Namibia. What will we see along the way?

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Lynn's Expedition to Kenya

Themes: Elephants, Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Culture, Local Flora & Fauna, Sustainable Development

Lynn's Expedition to Kenya

Hello, young explorers! My name is Lynn, and I’m a PhD student currently studying African savannah elephant movements and behavior in Kasigau Wildlife Corridor in Kenya. I’m so happy you can join me!

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Weddell Sea Expedition to Antarctica

Themes: Ernest Shackleton, Scientific Fieldwork, STEM, Conservation, Climate Change, Local Flora & Fauna, Extreme Environments, Biodiversity

Weddell Sea Expedition to Antarctica

Hi, I’m Holly! Join me on an expedition to the Weddell Sea off Antarctica. I will bring you along as we attempt to solve unanswered questions about this remote area. In addition to our scientific research, we will be searching for Ernest Shackleton’s lost ship, Endurance!

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Wind Surf's Expedition to the Caribbean

Themes: Culture, Local Flora & Fauna, Tourism, Sustainable Development

Wind Surf's Expedition to the Caribbean

Are you ready to embark on a virtual circumnavigation of the Caribbean aboard Wind Surf? Let’s experience life on-board one of the world’s largest sailing ships and explore the islands.

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