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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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The American Experience Foundation partners on two annual initiatives: the Rite of Passage Field Trip and DC Backyard Bound, the latter sponsors a 8th grade classroom from a DC public school system for a daylong fieldtrip.
The two three-to-four day fieldtrips in EAL, particularly the one to Point Leo, are designed for its students to feel a sense of belonging, as one of the course objective is specified as to "identify how educational approaches can contribute to a deeper understanding of outdoor experiences and place attachments" (Monash University, 2010b).
3) On subsequent fieldtrips I used selected photographs according to location with informants and found 20-25 photographs were an optimum number for doing elicitation at one time.
On a handful of occasions I was able to take groups of a dozen teachers through the mountains for intensive, week-long fieldtrips during the summer.
The 32 articles were previously published in the journals Science and Children and Science Scope and are organized under the topics of: projects and challenges, the use of sites around the school for learning application, clubs and expositions, take-home projects and family science events, and fieldtrips to informal institutions.
Stephen Morris whose research began in the late forties and was followed by additional fieldtrips in the sixties, seventies and the eighties.
When a laboratory is not available or is not sufficient for the subject matter, teachers are able to immerse their students in complex experience through the use of fieldtrips and internship-type experiences.
His task is undertaken with his usual thoroughness, and is buttressed by his first-hand experience of the places represented in this book, with reported fieldtrips, so to speak, dating back to 1970.
I am particularly grateful to the staff of Parks Australia North, Christmas Island for logistic support during my collections and studies of spiders of Christmas Island during two fieldtrips in 2005, namely Mick Jeffreys and David James.
The products are used for distance learning, event broadcasting, video-on-demand, virtual fieldtrips, and cable TV distribution.
On Saturday, fieldtrips to Reelfoot Lake will highlight the lake's natural features.
Taking fieldtrips to entrepreneurial businesses is another beneficial activity, where a student can learn wonderful lessons.