Explore


Welcome to the Earth Day 2021 Explore Page! On this page, you'll find virtual hikes of San Diego County trails, 360° views of global landmarks, and virtual scavenger hunts. You can even take a walk on Mars in your own living room! Start exploring by selecting one of the icons below. 

For translation needs on pages throughout this site, you can use the Google Translate widget in the upper right of this page to select different languages.

Want to go on a virtual outdoor adventure?


Note: The videos on this page provide subtitles and closed captions (cc) that are available for translation in multiple languages by clicking the settings icon on the bottom right corner of each video. 

 

Virtually explore your local community! 


Note: The videos on this page provide subtitles and closed captions (cc) that are available for translation in multiple languages by clicking the settings icon on the bottom right corner of each video. 

Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

This quest discusses the actions we can take to help restore our earth. Can you find all the items listed in this Earth Day scavenger hunt? Click each link to explore the information and then record your answer on these activity sheets!

San Diego County Parks Virtual Touch Table 

How well do you know your trees, rocks, weird plants and local critters? Find out when you visit our virtual nature touch table featuring Ranger Kyle!

Parks Virtual Touch Table

 

Virtually explore the world and beyond!


Note: The videos on this page provide subtitles and closed captions (cc) that are available for translation in multiple languages by clicking the settings icon on the bottom right corner of each video. 

 

 

Access Mars

Visit several sites from the past five years of discoveries made by NASA's Curiosity rover! NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, collaborated with Google to produce Access Mars, a free immersive experience. It's available for use on all desktop and mobile devices and virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) headsets. 

 

 

Let's take a trip around the world! Do you want to walk inside the waterfall, fly to Rio de Janeiro or visit the bears in Kamchatka? Thanks to AirPano, you don’t need to choose! Explore the beauty and diversity of our incredible planet in this video, take a look! 

Are you curious about what Van Gogh’s Starry Night looks like up close? Have you ever toured the ancient Maya temples or met the inspirational figures of Black history? Do you want to learn about Japan’s unique food culture or incredible Indian railways?

Google Arts & Culture allows you to see global exhibitions from your own home! Discover culture by exploring museums, visiting global landmarks, admiring artworks, and playing games. 

Discover iconic heritage sites from the Pyramids to Pompeii:

 

 

Explore Timelapse in Google Earth

Thanks to Google, we can see humanity’s impact on the Earth through a global time-lapse video of the planet since 1984! You can also explore the whole planet to see how changing forests, sources of energy, urban areas, and temperature have been influenced by human activity. See how our world has changed before your eyes.