FIELD TRIPS PROVIDE SNEAK PEAKS AND NEW PERSPECTIVES

Barstow students in every division explored well-known attractions and lesser-known gems during a week experiential learning—they tasted farm life, got a sneak peek at rare literary treasures and viewed World War I from new perspectives.
EIGHTH GRADERS TOUR KANSAS CITY MUSEUMS
The Linda Hall Library is marking the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” with an exhibit that explores the science behind the horror story. Though it won’t open to the public until March 15, grade 8 students got a sneak peek at the rare books and images that influenced the author.
 
The Linda Hall Library is one of the world’s leading research libraries devoted to science, engineering and technology. From there, students visited the American Jazz Museum and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum at 18th and Vine, local attractions that dive deeply into our nation's culture and history.
 
SOPHOMORES GAIN NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE GREAT WAR
Sophomores have studied World War I this year, the 100th anniversary of the end of the conflict. A visit to The National World War I Museum on Tuesday, March 6, gave them new perspectives on the battles, life on the home front, and the men and women who served both here and abroad.
 
 
 
SECOND GRADE DAY ON THE FARM
Grade 2 students spent a day at a dairy farm on Wednesday, March 7. The field trip to Shatto Milk Company in Osborn, Missouri shows students where products on the grocery store shelves originate and how they move from farm to table. The farm trip gives them a sensory-rich experience that enhances lessons about nutrition, economics and science. They learn about supply and demand, how milk is processed and bottled, and what cows eat to maintain a healthy milk supply.
 
 
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