3 to See: From the Cockpit

Museum of Flight Gives You a Glimpse into the Cockpit

Take the virtual flight of your life and check out the Museum of Flight’s online virtual tours! Step inside the B-17 “Flying Fortress” or the NASA Space Shuttle Trainer, all from your home computer. Created by scanning the interior of the Museum’s different aircrafts using the Matterport 3D Camera, this immersive digital experience will allow you to venture throughout the interiors of the different planes, even into the cockpit! The 360 degree Panorama Gallery offers an extensive collection of images from inside the planes as well. So, get ready for takeoff, and enjoy a tour by clicking here.

Online Animal Encounters with Point Defiance Zoo and Northwest Trek

Bring wildlife and nature indoors, and let the kids connect with some of their favorite animals through an online exploration with Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park! The virtual platform features scavenger hunts, animal inspired coloring sheets, interesting animal factoids, and even behind-the-scenes zoo footage! Be sure to get your animal fix and visit the virtual Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium by clicking here and Northwest Trek by clicking here.

Pierce County Libraries Enrich At-Home Experience

With temporary closures of Pierce County Libraries, online services have increased so you can enjoy all of your favorite library activities from home! You can access e-books, audio books, as well as magazines and newspapers online. Don’t have a library card? You can apply for one online, too. As for the kids, Pierce County Library has animated talking picture books and a downloadable community scavenger hunt that parents can take kids on while going for a walk around the neighborhood. There are also numerous resources available for students, including more than 10 different assistance services to get help from the experts, whether it be with essays or calculus. Access to all this and more can be found by clicking here.


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