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Field Trip Resources: Before Your Visit

Field Trip Resources: Before Your Visit

Student Planning Page

Fill out this student planning page [PDF] with your students to help them logistically prepare for the day. It will help them remember things such as what to bring, who is in their group, and why they are going on a field trip.


Chaperone Tips

This guide will help your chaperones logistically plan for the field trip. It includes tips on exploring exhibits with students, as well as space to record meeting times and places. Available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

Chaperone Tips, English [PDF]
Chaperone Tips, Spanish [PDF]
Chaperone Tips, Chinese [PDF]

Previsit Activities

These activities are designed to help your students warm up their observation skills before visiting the Exploratorium.

In Which One? students use observations to tell their pencil apart from others.

In What Happened? students watch a film clip and learn to distinguish observations from inferences.