The purpose of the trip is usually observation for education, non-experimental research or to provide students with experiences outside their everyday activities, such as going camping with teachers and their classmates.The aim of this research is to observe the subject in its natural state and possibly collect samples. Kuchler writes, Regions, on the other hand, are parts of the surface of the earth characterized by one or more features that give such an area a certain degree of unity (1973). Coarse Woody Debris in Douglas-Fir Forests of Western Oregon and Washington.
The approach was first developed at the Calgary Zoo in Alberta, Canada in 1993, and "Zoo School" was inaugurated in 1994.
The Calgary Board of Education then approached the Glenbow Museum and Archives to create a "Museum School" in 1995 followed by the Calgary Science Centre (1996), the University of Calgary (1996), Canada Olympic Park (1997), the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary (1998), Calgary City Hall (2000), Cross Conservation Area (2000), the Calgary Stampede (2002), the Calgary Aero-Space Museum (2005), and the Fire Training Academy (2008).
In Western culture people first come across this method during school years when classes are taken on school trips to visit a geological or geographical feature of the landscape, for example.
Much of the early research into the natural sciences was of this form.
Preparation applies to both the student and the teacher.
Teachers often take the time to learn about the destination and the subject before the trip.Normally I would be concerned with my destination only without truly noticing my surroundings. In the midst of all this scientific confusion, I was able to relax enough to notice what was going on in the natural world. Museums across the country report a steep drop in school tours.For example, the Field Museum in Chicago at one time welcomed more than 300,000 students every year. Between 20, Cincinnati arts organizations saw a 30 percent decrease in student attendance.Places like zoos and nature centers often have an interactive displays that allow children to touch plants or animals.Today, culturally enriching field trips are in decline.I was not expecting this course to be this in depth and I have felt like I have been playing catch up. Nevertheless, I did enjoy noticing the different plant and animal species on the trip. It is seen that more-advantaged children may have already experienced cultural institutions outside of school, and field trips provide a common ground with more-advantaged and less-advantaged children to have some of the same cultural experiences in the arts.Field trips are most often done in 3 steps: preparation, activities and follow-up activity.