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field trip

an expedition, as by a group of students or research workers, to study something at first hand
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Obviously, the mere fact of being abroad makes for real experiences: for example, American students interacting with Irish personages (from coach drivers to museum docents) on educational fieldtrips.
Planning fieldtrips in 2011-13 took into consideration whatever might indicate older palms (extraction plants) so as to improve our chances of finding snakes.
Each year Gardens of the Fox Cities (GOFC) educates over 3,000 students on school fieldtrips and scouting clinics with hands on experiences that support Wisconsin state curricula in Science and Mathematics.
There are also outings and fieldtrips included as part of the programming for the Golden Age Academy.
Children and some adults were also fluent in Tok Pisin, and only one person was fluent in English--two languages that became much more prevalent over the ten-year period in which two more fieldtrips were conducted, the most recent in 1992.
As AIMU president, Craig greatly expanded the association's education and training initiatives, creating and implementing new courses, including distance learning programs and fieldtrips, to further train member company staffs.
Craig is credited with expanding the AIMU's education and training initiatives and creating and implementing new courses--including distance-learning and fieldtrips.
Ludvigsson's essay, "Student Perceptions of History Fieldwork," is rooted in the results of the author's studies about what most of us would call fieldtrips.
The farm also offers daily fieldtrips to educate children on the importance of natural organic food, sustainability and recycling, allowing them to experience first-hand how the desert has been turned into fertile land.
We are encouraged the Government agrees that practical lessons, fieldwork and fieldtrips are essential contributors to good quality science education.