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Posts Tagged "field trip"

The History of Language

February 19, 2018
By Lake Pointe News

LPA 5th and 6th grade history classes explored the creation and development of language throughout the ages at the JAARS Museum of Language in Waxhaw, NC. As part of their experience, museum staff led them through grade appropriate demonstrations and presentations as the student were able to see and interact with written langauges dating back to Biblical times. As a special bonus, muesum workers printed each student's name in vaious ancient texts that they studied.

Exploring Creation

January 12, 2018
By Lake Pointe News

During their field trip at the York County Museum, first through fourth grade science classes explored creation up close. Students learned about rocks and how they erode, furry creatures from everyday, and galaxies beyond human sight. Many of the fact they learned add hands-on experience to the earth science and astrology classroom lessons they have learned this year.

China Field trip

February 18, 2017
By Lake Pointe News

Students in grades 5 and 6 took advantage of a traveling exhibit's nearby stop to deepen their history studies. 

Friday, they visited Charlotte's Discovery Place to attend the Ancient China IMAX experience  the Gengis Khan exhibit.


With the 5th graders studying ancient history and the 6th graders studying the medieval period, the trip was a rare opportunity to learn more about Asia.

In addtion to Mrs. Brewer and Mrs. Gillespie leading their students, many parents attended, including some dads!

The group also took afternoon time to enjoy the rest of the exhibits at Discovery Place.

5th graders dig fossil field trip

October 15, 2015
By Lake Pointe News

5th grade scientists traveled around the lake to the Museum of York County for an amazing field trip. Elementary science teachers, Mr. Fleming and Mrs. Benigni, led the event.

Assisted by the excellent museum staff and its facilities, the students "dug" into fossilization and the study of bones in the naturalist center. After the presentation, students were encouraged to open the various resource drawers and cabinets in the nature center room.

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