Latest Virtual field trip Stories

2011-08-10 00:00:30

The Grand Canyon Association is raising money for Virtual Field Trips to give kids the opportunity to experience historical places and wonders in the Grand Canyon and ask questions without spending an extraordinary amount on travel. Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Millions of people visit the Grand Canyon and other national parks every year, but what about those kids who don't get the opportunity to travel and experience the outdoors. The Grand Canyon Association has developed a...

2008-08-04 21:00:21

By Paul Westmoore The fourth-graders at Lewiston-Porter Intermediate Education Center visited Alaska this spring and talked with a couple that raises and trains dogs to pull dog sleds. A class of Barker High School students in June went to Columbus, Ohio, to view an autopsy and discuss what they saw with an educator from the Center of Science and Industry there. And next April in Niagara Falls, Niagara Street Elementary School's fourth-graders will travel to Colonial Williamsburg in...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.