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Field Trips

Educator Packets

1st Graders from Riverside Elementary enjoy a trip to the museum.

1st Graders from Riverside Elementary enjoy a trip to the museum.

Prepare your students for their CMFDL experience

“What information do I need to know before my class comes for their field trip?”  

“How can I prepare my chaperones for the upcoming CMFDL trip?” 

“Is there any activity I can create for my students to complete in school after we return from the museum to make their trip even more meaningful?”

Prepare your students for their CMFDL experience by checking out the information in our Educator Packet.  Inside you will find information about each of the exhibit areas, as well as activities, resources, and more.

To download your educator packet, click on the link below:

Field Trip Guide

The packet opens with some basic information for teachers and chaperones to prepare for their upcoming trip.  This includes an overview of the guide, directions to the museum and parking information, our museum rules, and our expectations for chaperones.

Contained in the packet are open-ended activities that can be modified to fit across multiple grade levels.  These activities may serve to prepare your student for the trip prior to the visit, or can be used post-visit to reinforce concepts.  You might also find some activities ideal for use throughout the year when you are looking for a quick activity to fill a few extra minutes in your day.