Field Trips and Guest Speakers
List of Field Trip Ideas
- Submit an idea here
- See student generated list of SoCal Science Field Trip ideas.
- Map and listing of field trip ideas - Scroll below the map or click on points to find out more.
Southern California Resources
- Field Trips close to CSUN (developed by Norm Herr)
- List of field trip ideas (695b)
- Local Science Field Trips (developed by 695b students)
- Professional Development and Resource Providers
- Aquariums & Zoos
- Botanical Gardens
- Science Museums, Observatories
- Field Trip / Guest Speaker Ideas
Sample Study Guides
- To promote learning and involvement, all students participating in a field trip should have a study guide. The guide should include activities to be completed while on the field trip.
- Zoo study guide: Biome study guide from the Toronto Zoo
Natural Resources in Southern California
- Points of Interest in the North San Fernando Valley: Photo-map by Norm Herr
- Natural resources in Southern California: Field opportunities for outdoor education and field work.
- Photos of California Mountains: Norm's photos - geology, botany, ecology etc.
- LAUSD District-1 Science Center - Materials to use in science classrooms within LAUSD.
- LAUSD District-2 Science Center - Materials to use in science classrooms within LAUSD.