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a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination

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26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Experience Foundation (AEF), the philanthropic arm of Destination DC, the official tourism and marketing office for Washington, DC, hosts the first annual DC Rite of Passage fieldtrip, Friday, February 27-March 1, 2015.
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.
The research participants were undertaking a one-semester undergraduate third year level outdoor environmental education unit, "Experiencing the Australian Landscape" (EAL), at Monash University in 2009 that included two fieldtrips to the beach, or more generally to places on the coast.
Students also enjoy creating computer-generated avatars that can take virtual fieldtrips to the Great Wall of China or engage in everyday Chinese activities.
Three strategies were devised to overcome these problems on subsequent fieldtrips.
Students in remote villages of Alaska could use the technology to participate in interactive lectures or even take virtual fieldtrips.
Throughout the week, a Candy Lei and Bake Sale Fundraiser was conducted to raise funds for dental related educational fieldtrips.
Despite using research assistants to find and photocopy large amounts of material, Jim tried to mould his academic life around time he could spend on fieldtrips to interview people and archives.
In my final and abbreviated year of high school, I learned that by detailed observation, repeated fieldtrips and careful attention given to the wisdom of the printed page (another reason to read North American Whitetail), it is possible to educate one's self in the fine art of pursuing Odocoileus virginianus.
Urban fieldtrips require little money and little time to run and they can inspire participants.
The book was compiled on 11 fieldtrips to Karelia by a doctor of medicine Elias Lnnrot who hoped to increase the FinnsO awareness of their identity as a nation.
It would be impossible to say what percentage of Afghan visitors to "Living Traditions" - who heavily outnumbered their international counterparts due in large part to the throngs of local school children bussed in on fieldtrips - had come pre-resolved to view contemporary art offerings from their immediate environs, or had merely drifted in from elsewhere in the gardens, wondering why so many foreigners and their private security details had converged on the Queen's Palace.