Starting cost per student: $10
Max. Capacity: 60
Transportation Needed? Yes
Who Arranges Transportation? School
Is Financial Assistance Offered? Yes
Pioneer Life at Historic Spanish Point Campus (4th Grade)
Designed for 4th grade students, this school tour, provided by The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens at Historic Spanish point, introduces students to what we know about pioneer life at the Historic Spanish Point campus.
School groups will explore features of the Historic Spanish Point campus that exhibit pioneer life, including the Guptill House, Pioneer Boatyard, and Packing House. Students will learn about what attracted pioneers to what is now the Historic Spanish Point campus and what their day-to-day lives were like. Students will examine primary sources and learn about the research methods used to gather information about pioneer life.
Students will participate in a hands-on boat building activity, learning about the importance of maritime travel and shipping routes to pioneer life. Students will design, construct, and test their boats, exploring how science can be put to work to make a boat float!
Ready to book? Fill out the School Tour Booking Request Form here.
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