On a cold, windy December day in 1903 two brothers from Ohio flew the world’s first heavier than air machine from the sandy shores of Kill Devil Hills and into history. The flight only lasted 12 seconds and traveled a mere 120 feet, but it was enough to change the course of human history.
Make plans now to bring your class to Halifax County, North Carolina. Spend the day touring sites that will encourage your students to, “Get Wild & Go Wild”! Don’t worry they will be very well behaved as they absorb all the interesting science and math education while having fun.
Grandfather Mountain offers students the chance to take their love of nature to new heights through its Field Trip Scholarship program and is now accepting applications for grants to help finance school field trips next spring to Grandfather Mountain.
During the 2019-20 school year, Kaleideum has streamlined programming and organized the offerings as Learning Lab Programs, Performance-Based Programs, Planetarium Programs, Outdoor Programs, and Off-Site Programs.
The North Carolina Zoo, located in the heart of the state, is perfectly situated for an outdoor field trip for your students. The Zoo serves up a variety of fun, educational programs for school groups at all grade levels.
Each Tuesday through Friday, the N.C. Transportation Museum offers guided tours for school students featuring a look into the mechanics and the history of transportation, from railroading and automotive exhibits and displays to aviation and maritime activities.
In 1769, Joel Lane decided to build his family home on rural farmland in an area that would become Wake County. Today, 250 years later, Joel Lane’s house still stands and is now in the heart of downtown Raleigh.