Building a Better Field Trip

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Interested in planning an excellent field trip? Use the resources here to make it happen!

EDUCATION PACKAGES

There are lots of great ways to explore the Aquarium with your students. You may choose the self-guided tour, the Explorer, or the self-guided tour with one-hour class, the Dive in Deeper, for your field trip. We also offer two field classes that can help enrich your students understanding of and appreciation for the beaches of the North Shore.

Click on the image below to learn more about each option; you will see details, pricing, and sample schedules.

FT Education Package

How much does a field trip cost? Click here to see the costs for different options.

Register for a field trip here or contact Samantha Smingler: ssmingler@glaquarium.org or (218) 740-2027.

 

LESSONS AND ACTIVITIES FOR YOU TO SHARE

Help your students connect the exhibits at Great Lakes Aquarium to the studies in your classroom. Click on the image below to see lesson and activity ideas that you could use to help build the field trip experience before, during, or after your visit. Have a lesson idea you’d like to share? Send it to Samantha Smingler: ssmingler@glaquarium.org

FT Activities

LOGISTICS

Students must be supervised at all times during your field trip. For suggestions on organizing the logistics of your students’ field trip, click on the image below.

FT Logistics

FREQUENTLY ASKED FIELD TRIP QUESTIONS

Looking for the nitty-gritty details? Click on the image below to see the answers to our most frequently asked field trip questions.

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Download our field trip planning packet here.

2013-2014 Field Trip Planning Guide Cover

Download our school programs catalog here.

GLA School Catalog 2013-2014

ANYTHING ELSE?

Do you have a question that isn’t addressed here? An idea you would like to share? Please contact Samantha Smingler: (218) 740-2027 or ssmingler@glaquarium.org