Field Trips 2017: Preschool – 2nd Grade

2017-18  |  Preschool – Grade 2 Field Trip descriptions (click to read more):

 

JUNIOR ARTISTS (Preschool - Grade 2)

What do abstract art, oil pastels and water colors have in common? This field trip encourages students to express themselves by experimenting with various forms of abstract art and oil pastel techniques. Following a story, students explore individual oil pastel techniques using primary and secondary colors. They then work collaboratively in small groups to create unique abstract posters that they can take back to school.


Available: Tuesdays: 9:30am - 10:30am or 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duration: 1 hour
Grade Level: Preschool – 2nd
Group Size: 25 students max
Chaperones: Maximum of 6 chaperones (including the teacher)
Cost: $150/session; Fee-waived trips available for qualifying schools

JUNIOR SCIENTISTS (Preschool - Grade 2)

Introduce your students to the scientific method by experimenting with the non-Newtonian fluid oobleck! Through hands-on investigations, observations and group discussions, museum educators facilitate an interactive class that brings out children's inner scientists. They are introduced to new vocabulary; work together to mix and explore their own oobleck; get their hands dirty with experiments that help them understand its solid/liquid properties; and end with an Oobleck Freeze Dance Party!


Available: Tuesdays: 9:30am - 10:30am or 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duration: 1 hour
Grade Level: Preschool - 2nd
Group Size: 25 students max
Chaperones: Maximum of 6 chaperones (including the teacher)
Cost: $150/session; Fee-waived trips available for qualifying schools

AERIAL INNOVATIONS (Preschool - Grade 2)

This field trip introduces children to the concept of aerodynamics and the many creative ways we can use air to help us fly and float. By constructing and experimenting with parachutes and “hovercraft” tested in CCM’s air tunnel, children gain a deeper understanding of flight and design principles.

After a group introduction to Parachute and Hovercraft stations (including interactive demonstrations), museum educators help students build, test and modify their aerial innovations. Children explore and experiment with both stations, and are welcome to take their aerial innovations home!


Available:  Tuesdays: 9:30am - 10:30am or 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duration: 1 hour
Grade Level: Preschool – 2nd
Group Size: 25 students max
Chaperones: Maximum of 6 chaperones (including the teacher)
Cost: $150/session; Fee-waived trips available for qualifying schools

2-D FELT ANIMATION (Grade 2)

Explore the principles of collaborative storytelling through 2-D stop-motion animation! Using bright color felt shapes and starring CCM's Critters, students work in small groups to collaboratively plan, direct, and animate a short stop-motion film. Teachers will be emailed a link to download and share students' films.


Available: Wednesdays: 10:00am - 11:30am
Duration: 1.5 hours
Grade Level: 2nd Grade only
Group Size: 25 students max
Chaperones: Maximum of 6 chaperones (including the teacher)
Cost: $175/session; Fee-waived trips available for qualifying schools

NEW! ADD-ON: IMAGINATION LAB FREE-PLAY (Preschool - Grade 2)

Build the creative confidence of young children through thirty minutes of child-led exploration of the museum’s Imagination Lab! This special add-on to Junior Field Trips allows children to engage with the following activities through independent exploration.

  • Augmented Reality Sandboxes
  • Sculpting with play floam
  • 2-D animation
  • Dress-up
  • Puppet shows
  • Take-home art projects
  • Collaborative chalkboard mural-making
  • Reading & storytelling
  • Building with large Imagination Playground blocks

Available:

  • Tuesdays: For 9:30am Jr. Field Trips, 10:30am - 11:00am
  • Tuesdays: For 11:00am Jr. Field Trips, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
  • Wednesdays: For 10:00am Jr. 2-D Felt Field Trips, 9:30am - 10:00am

Duration: 30 minutes
Grade Level: Preschool – 2nd
Group Size: 25 students
Chaperones: Maximum of 6 chaperones (including the teacher)
Cost: $25 session; Fee-waived add-on available for qualifying schools


BOOK YOUR 2017-18 FIELD TRIP BELOW:

Fill out the reservation form below to book your field trip for the 2017-18 school year. Attention: If you’re interested in booking multiple field trips, please fill out one form per field trip.


Multimedia Arts Field Trip Program generously supported by Genentech and Target.

 

 

 

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