Recommended for Fourth Grade to Eighth Grade
Target Audience: 4th-8th Grade
Explore the famous Mount Vernon estate in this field trip to the historic home of our nation's first president. Learn from Mount Vernon's interpreters and curators. This Learning Adventure targets students in grades 4-8. It will give students the unique opportunity to visit one of America's most famous homes while enhancing their knowledge of early American history.
Target Audience: 5th-7th Grade
Exploring Monticello takes students into Thomas Jefferson’s home, a virtual laboratory for all kinds of ideas. Thomas Jefferson is best known for authoring the Declaration of Independence and becoming the third President of the United States, but he also had a great love for innovations which made him one of America’s first great scientists. This field trip gives students the opportunity to experience scientific discovery within the context of history, and to consider the creative process inherent in making something new and innovative.
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