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FIELD TRIP TO THE BELLE OF LOUISVILLE
Take a cruise on the historic Belle of Louisville. This very special boat is the oldest Mississippi River-style sternwheeler steamboat operating today! Appointed to the National Historic Register, the Belle still uses much of the original equipment installed on her when she was constructed in 1914. • Social studies and science for grades 3-5.


FIELD TRIP TO A WATERSHED
Scenes from urban and rural settings across Kentucky illustrate the water cycle, how surface water flows through interconnected systems, and human impacts on water quality. • Earth science for grades 3-8.


FIELD TRIP TO THE DENTIST
A young boy named Jeremy goes to the dentist’s office to get his teeth checked, to explore what dentists do, and to learn how to keep his teeth healthy. • Health and practical living for grades 1-3.


FIELD TRIP TO FORT HARROD AND FORT BOONESBOROUGH
Visits to two reconstructed 18th-century forts explore the settlement of Kentucky: why and how people moved west, the factors that influenced where they settled, and daily life on the frontier. • Social studies for grades 4-8.


Post Office FIELD TRIP TO THE POST OFFICE
Our first trip for the primary grades tracks how the mail gets from the sender to the recipient and reinforces the critical importance of communication in our lives. • Social studies and language arts for grades 1-3.

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Field Trip Index

PRIMARY:
 Dentist
 Post Office

INTERMEDIATE:
 Belle of Louisville
 Watershed

MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL:
 Aviation Museum
 Beef Cattle Farm
 Coal Mine
 Falls of the Ohio
 The Forest
 Fort Harrod and
Fort Boonesborough

 Geologic Time
 Horse Cave Theatre
 Horse Farm
 Kentucky Opera
 Louisville Zoo
 Mammoth Cave
 Mountain Homeplace
 National Weather Service
 Newspaper
 Orchard
 Perryville Battlefield
 Pig Farm
 Speed Art Museum
 Toyota
 Veterinary Clinic
 Watershed
 White Hall


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