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105 resources with the concept field trips

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Salt Water Revival

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students produce a high tide. In this Marine Biology lesson, students visit a tide pool to investigate the creatures response to changes in the tide. Students discuss the results of their experimentation.
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Field Trip Planning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Plan a field trip to gain a deeper appreciation for dance and dancing careers. The PE class plans a field trip to a community location where dance is taking place. They use magazines, news papers, and the Internet to provide the teacher...
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Edible and Medicinal Plants: Field Trip Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Though it's designed to guide a field trip to the New York Botanical Garden, you could take resource like this one to a local park, wilderness area, school garden, or even a weedy empty lot. Middle schoolers identify plant parts and...
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Note Taking

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders get ready to take notes on a field trip.  In this notetaking lesson, 3rd graders take notes to remember what they've seen on a field trip. Students draw and analyze diagrams of what they have seen.  Students access their...
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World War II New Guinea Campaign

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Although the big picture for this lesson plan on the New Guidea Campaign of WWII is taking a field trip to the Douglas MacArthur Memorial, you can easily use it as a guide to an independent or group research project as well. However, if...
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Spanish Art in the National Gallery of Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss Spanish art and painters at the National Gallery of Art using the Spanish language. They identify the characteristics of the art by Spanish painters.
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Colonial Life in Williamsburg

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders participate in a field trip to Colonial iamsburg with museum interpreters.
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Island Life

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students comb a local beach for smooth glass, marine debris, shells and any other interesting items they may come across. They tour a local lighthouse and discover what life was like for a lighthouse keeper. Back in the classroom, they...
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Wild Swans Handout #7: Self-Guided Field Trip Report: Extra Credit

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Do you want your learners to experience Chinese cultural sites? Then this field trip report is for you! While this resource is for the Bay Area specifically, it could be adapted for your area. Pupils immerse themselves in Chinese culture...
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Fish Finders

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students evaluate biology by identifying fish characteristics. In this salmon lesson, students attend a field trip to a body of water and examine live fish while writing down observations. Students answer study questions based on salmon...
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Historical Waters

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate America during the the 1800s. For this Social Studies lesson, students examine the Industrial Revolution, Westward Expansion, and other historical events that happened during the 1800s. Students compare and contrast...
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Ocean Grazers: Class Field Trip

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore biology by participating in a field trip. In this oceanography lesson, students define the survival characteristics of bottom dwelling creatures also known as ocean grazers. Students attend a class field trip to a beach...
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Human Impacts to the Sandy Shore

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars investigate human impact on coastal environments. In this coastal environment lesson, students observe human impact on coastal environments. Young scholars sort, classify, and chart marine debris collected on a local beach.
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Science-Peanut Butter

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore a peanut farm to learn the importance of peanuts in our diets.  In this science lesson, students shell peanuts, create peanut butter, and taste their creations.  After the students return from the field trip, students...
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Day 12: Airport

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students take a field trip to a local airport. In this final flight lesson, students take a class field trip to the local airport. They tour the airport with the manager, observing the runway, an airplane, and security areas. 
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Lynn Canyon Field Trip

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students take a field trip to Lynn Canyon. In this Temperate Forest lesson plan, students visit the Lynn Canyon. Students collect samples of leaves and water to take with them to study. Students view the samples under a microscope.
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Botanical Garden Field Trip

For Teachers K - 7th
Young scholars take a field trip to a botanical garden. In this habitat lesson, students walk through the garden and see various species of plants and animals. Young scholars take a canopy walk and see coniferous trees. Students write...
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Send Lincoln a Letter

For Teachers K - 4th
Students discover the postal service through a letter writing activity.  In this U.S. Government lesson, students read the book Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers, and discover the life history of President Abraham Lincoln.  Students write a letter...
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Ropes Course Trip

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate how to build morale through participation in team building activities. The focus of the instructional activity is the conduction of a field trip to a rope course where they develop strategies to complete it safely in...
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Art Museum Visit

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students engage in a lesson designed to be used before visiting The Orange County Museum of Art in California. They are exposed to works of art from a featured artist and recreate some of his work in the classroom. Students also conduct...
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A "Capital" Idea

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders prepare for a field trip to Washington, DC by researching landmark, monument, or building in Washington. They use the information in small groups to design a multimedia presentation. They include a spreadsheet that shows...
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Interactive Journeys

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners investigate environments and animals through the use of technology while on class field trips. The lesson is highly adaptable and can work with any field trip in many subject areas.
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Taking a Field Trip

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the importance of taking a field trip. They make predictions and practice making environmentally sound decisions. They watch a video clip about enhancing historical experiences.
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Children Respond to Haring's Work

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students respond to a Keith Haring exhibit at a local museum. In this art criticism lesson, students create a postcard to send to the museum, sharing what they learned on their field trip.