Fall 2017 Stories

Discover Historic Field Trips While Visiting Raleigh, NC

Discover Historic Field Trips While Visiting Raleigh, NC

Come visit and discover the rich history in the Capoitol city of North Carolina, Raleigh. Key Field Trip Attractions include the North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh Heritage Trail, Thje City of Raleigh Museum and the Mordecai Historic Park.

Exit 49: NC’s Official Field Trip Exit

Exit 49: NC’s Official Field Trip Exit

Exit 49: NC’s Official Field Trip Exit offers Great Wolf Lodge, Sea Life Aquarium, Hendrick Motorsports Museum & Team Store and Concord Mills.

Historic Attractions in Currituck, NC

Historic Attractions in Currituck, NC

Corolla Park, Whalehead Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, Currituck Lighthouse, Historic Corolla Village, Wild Horse Museum and Store, Audobon Sanctuary.

Climb Aboard, Plot Your Course, Explore 400 Years of History at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Climb Aboard, Plot Your Course, Explore 400 Years of History at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Our School Programs at Roanoke Island Festival Park offer several Curriculum Based Tours, partially fulfilling curriculum standards and compliment units focusing on early North Carolina colonization, cultural influences and economy.

 

Celebrate This Fall  With A Farm Field Trip

Celebrate This Fall With A Farm Field Trip

The chill in the air signals harvest time on family farms all across North Carolina. With hundreds of family farms welcoming school groups for field trips, it’s the perfect time for your students to spend the day getting back to nature. In the process they will learn that food doesn’t just come from the grocery store as they see first-hand where fruits and vegetables are grown.

Mystery Hill

Mystery Hill

Mystifying students visiting the High Country since the 1948, Mystery Hill features North Carolina’s only known Gravitational Anomaly where objects suspended in midair take more force to move in one direction than the other, along with a fascinating collection of hands-on science activities.

Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain

Standing at 5,946 feet above sea level — more than a mile — Grandfather Mountain has been celebrating and sharing the wonders of the natural world since 1952.

Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

Centrally located in the town of Boone, North Carolina, Hickory Ridge Living History Museum has demonstrated American colonial history for students, second-grade through college-age, 
since 1980.

Biltmore to host two exciting new exhibitions in 2018

Biltmore to host two exciting new exhibitions in 2018

“Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie.”  February 9 through May 13, 2018 more than 45 costumes from the Oscar-winning film “Titanic” will be on display in the first of two large-scale exhibitions at Biltmore.  Students will see how these costumes represent the extensive wardrobes preferred by transatlantic travelers, like George and Edith Vanderbilt, in the early 1900’s.  Visit and learn Biltmore’s connection to the Titanic.

Marbles Kids Museum Receives Grant To Expand STEM Learning

Marbles Kids Museum Receives Grant To Expand STEM Learning

The Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh has received a $200,000 grant from Duke Energy to build a new STEM Learning Center and to help fund school field trips. 

Grassroots Science News Fall 2017

Grassroots Science News Fall 2017

Carolina Field Trips Grassroots Science News features Greensboro Science Center, Natural Sciences Museum and NC Science Festival this Fall 2017.

 

 

 

Andy Griffith Museum  Reopens In Mount Airy

Andy Griffith Museum Reopens In Mount Airy

Following a half-million dollar renovation, the Andy Griffith Museum is once again open in Andy’s 
hometown of Mount Airy. 

New Whirligig Park Opens In Downtown Wilson

New Whirligig Park Opens In Downtown Wilson

The Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park, a one-of-a-kind experience, is scheduled to open in November in Historic Downtown Wilson.

Discover NC’s Favorite Trains & Carousel Attractions This Fall

Discover NC’s Favorite Trains & Carousel Attractions This Fall

Discover These Historic Trains & Carousels This Fall.

Learning Reimagined at Kaleideum

Learning Reimagined at Kaleideum

Kaleideum in Winston-Salem, NC, offers school groups a variety of exhibits and educational programs that will engage your students in active learning on a wide variety of topics. Formed from the merger of two museums — Kaleideum Downtown (formerly the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem) and Kaleideum North (formerly SciWorks) —  Kaleideum features programs and exhibits correlated to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development.

 

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