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Proposal For Fieldtrip


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Proposal For Fieldtrip

  1. 1. How do we get our children interested in science and the world around them?
  2. 2. A field trip Proposal to Kackleberry Farms By Richardson, D
  3. 3. About the Farm <ul><li>Two educators who own the farm wanted to teach students about farm life and the world around them. Their dream was to combine education and agriculture to teach children about life on the farm. </li></ul><ul><li>They created the hands on </li></ul><ul><li>activities using farm materials . </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>They wanted to intrigue the young and young-at-heart alike. With activities such as a the maze. </li></ul><ul><li>Giant Rubber Pillow –great for all ages </li></ul>Sky view of maze Swimming pool filled with Giant rubber pillow
  5. 5. Teachers <ul><li>Teachers can expect for the students to be totally involved with the hands-on activities . </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers will find that the activities are in line with the Georgia Performance Standards. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For grades k-2 nd </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>S1L1. Students will investigate the characteristics and basic needs of plants and animals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>S2L1. Students will investigate the life cycles of different living organisms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SKCS1. Students will be aware of the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Character Education standards are also enforced at Kackleberry Farms </li></ul><ul><li>activity with Spookley the Square pumpkin. </li></ul><ul><li>hand-outs( for extensions to what the students have learned) </li></ul><ul><li>web-sites for other activities </li></ul>Supplemental Materials
  7. 7. Expectations <ul><li>The students are expected to participate in many age appropriate activities. </li></ul><ul><li>capture students’ interest </li></ul><ul><li>stimulate their curiosity and reinforce what they have already learned. </li></ul><ul><li>Become life long learners </li></ul>
  8. 8. Families <ul><li>Activities that whole families can participate in together </li></ul><ul><li>Pumpkin picking </li></ul><ul><li>Balloon rides </li></ul><ul><li>Camp fires </li></ul>
  9. 9. Conclusion Plan a trip to Kackleberry Farms It’s a great experience for students and families to grow . <ul><li>Cost $5. Per person under age 3 free & free for seniors </li></ul><ul><li>Groups of 20 get 2 chaperones in free </li></ul><ul><li>for directions please go to </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kackleberry/ </li></ul>