Students can’t always focus only on school studies. That is why, to keep their life a little entertaining, they are taken on an educational tour. It is a field trip for students to visit places away from their schools. Educational tours are usually taken by school authorities with responsibilities.
The benefits of taking students on educational tours are productive learning, self-guided improvement, global interaction and intensifying point of view. This blog will be going through some astonishing ideas for educational tours.
National parks are the ranges set aside by supremacy, for the preservation of natural, semi-natural environment and developed lands. It is used for conservation purposes. Almost all national parks around the globe are always open to visitors for learning purposes. Plants, animals and their ecosystems cannot be distorted by human profiteering and occupation.
Laboratories often provide the managed access to a group of visitors. Most common laboratories are physical and chemical labs with different types of instruments and chemicals. Students who arrive here for an educational tour must follow the guidelines and wear the given costume as laboratories are sensitive places. There will be a supervisor with all the laboratory info who guides the visitors with all the necessary points.
Dams is an architecture built across an estuary to store water. The water thus can be provided for human consumption and irrigation. It controls the flow of water. But it is advisable for visitors, especially students not to run near the fall and wear sports shoes to help keep the friction.
Theatre is a place where live or screen performances are displayed to the audience. Any educational show can be played for the school students. Apart from that, dancing, drama, comedy, singing and tragedy are some whoopee options. Theatres can help grow stage performances of children.
A photography studio contains different portraits captured by famous artists. It can improve the photography skills of students. Many photographers also sell their albums to earn and run a pretty good business in photography studios. But students should make sure not to touch or damage any crucial photo.
Local TV station:
It is a place where different kinds of sets and instruments are organized to make filming easier. TV stations include shooting of news, dramas, cooking shows, advertisements etc. Visitors can meet known celebrities and have their autograph.
Also called science centres or discovery centres. This kind of museum contains many interactive exhibits, for example models relating to seas, rockets, bones etc. Science museums are considered to be the most interesting way to understand science.
Planetarium is a theatre built for showing knowledge about astronomy, sky and planets. Projection screen executes the sky so it becomes easier to understand the complexity of the universe. You can feel being in space for real.
Feeling the beauty of nature is also important for relaxation especially for learning students. They can settle camps on hills covered with a variety of trees. Activities like mountain climbing, paragliding and trekking can help them have a good time.
Ruins are the historical places built by famous kings or leaders in previous generations. Also called a fort. Climbing the fort would be a better exercise for students. They can view the best view from the top of the fort. They can also learn about the manufacturing of ruins and the customs of people during that age.
Festivals are events celebrated by a community of a particular religion or culture on a characteristic aspect. Different kinds of stalls are installed. Students can taste a variety of foods, shop stuff which they like and can have different rides.
Library is a place of collection of different kinds of books, articles, newspapers and media available for learning and reading purposes. Everyone are required to maintain silence in library rooms. Whether it’s a novel or encyclopedia, students can pick a book of their own choice. They can even borrow the material for a couple of days.
Who doesn’t love animals? You can find most of the children being animal lovers. Zoo is a place for the study of animals, where they are cared for or used for breeding purposes for conservation of animal nature. A variety of animals are found in zoos, where students can study their habitats.
Aquarium is also called mini sea because it exposes the habitats of rarely seen sea creatures. It has one or more sides that are transparent so that fishes can be viewed easily. Dolphin shows are the most popular one in most of the aquariums. Students can visit here to learn the complexity of the sea.
Farm is an area used for agriculture and rearing animal purposes. Variety of activities are seen in farms like growing plants and protecting them through pesticides and insecticides, milking from cows, collecting eggs from a pecky hen, shaving wool from a herd of sheep, family of ducklings in a pond and many more.
It is a structure with transparent glass cover built at the top so that plants can get sunlight without freezing. Its main purpose is to protect the plants from cold temperatures. Greenhouse is the best place to have education about a variety of plants and their growth.
The best season to visit a lake is monsoon. Picnicking with a group of friends is the best thing a student can experience. Apart from that, boating and fishing in the pure blue reflecting water are rejoicing activities.
Teaching students in school only helps them to remember the concepts for a short time but an educational tour is a kind of practical where they can explore a variety of experiences. Asking students to write a report on an educational tour would help in their personal development. “All study and no fun makes Jack a dull boy”. Educational tours and merrymaking field trips are essential at least twice in the academic year.