Field Trips Tag

The fifth-grade students became citizens of BizTown on Wednesday, March 11, when they visited Junior Achievement’s facility in Coconut Creek. This realistic setting inspires students to apply what they have learned about community and economy, work readiness, financial literacy, and business management. While at the JA BizTown facility, each student assumed a job. Then, they produced and sold products and received a paycheck. They also worked on a business team, repaid business loans, shopped, and managed a personal bank account. Throughout the program, students explored and enhanced their understanding of free enterprise. They used critical thinking skills to learn about key...

Fifth-grade students, teachers, and chaperones headed to Pigeon Key to study marine life. This three-day trip takes place off of mainland Marathon. During the trip, students will learn about marine invertebrates, Florida Keys habitats, and local fish. The trip also includes learning the history of Pigeon Key, snorkeling at Sombrero Reef, and fishing. Pigeon Key is a 5-acre island that once held 400 workers during the early 1900s while the Old Seven Mile Bridge was under construction. The stop at Sombrero Reef allows students to experience the third largest barrier reef in the world. The students, as well as the teachers...

The fifth-grade students became citizens of BizTown on Wednesday when they visited Junior Achievement’s facility in Coconut Creek. This realistic setting inspires students to apply what they have learned about community and economy, work readiness, financial literacy, and business management. While at the JA BizTown facility, each student assumed a job. Then, they produced and sold products and received a paycheck. They also worked on a business team, repaid business loans, shopped, and managed a personal bank account. Throughout the program, students explored and enhanced their understanding of free enterprise. They used critical thinking skills to learn about key economic concepts....

Fifth-grade students, teachers, and chaperones headed to Pigeon Key on Wednesday, May 2, to study marine life. With 61 participants, this three-day trip will take place off of mainland Marathon. During the trip, students will occupy their time learning about marine invertebrates, Florida Keys habitats, and identifying local fish. While marine life is the focus, the trip includes learning the history of Pigeon Key, snorkeling at Sombrero Reef, and fishing. Pigeon Key is a 5-acre island that once held 400 workers during the early 1900’s while the Old Seven Mile Bridge was under construction. The stop at Sombrero Reef allows students...

The fifth-grade students became citizens of BizTown on Tuesday when they visited Junior Achievement’s facility. This realistic setting inspires students to apply what they have learned about community and economy, work readiness, financial literacy, and business management. While at the JA BizTown facility, each student assumed a job. Then, they produced and sold products and received a paycheck. They also worked on a business team, repaid business loans, shopped, and managed a personal bank account. Throughout the program, students explored and enhanced their understanding of free enterprise. They used critical thinking skills to learn about key economic concepts. This hands-on learning...