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field trip

n.
A group excursion for the purpose of firsthand observation, as to a museum, the woods, or a historic place.

field trip

n
(Education) an expedition, as by a group of students or research workers, to study something at first hand

field′ trip`


n.
1. a school trip to gain firsthand knowledge away from the classroom.
2. a trip by a researcher to gather data firsthand, as to a geological, archaeological, or other site.
[1955–60]

field trip

An excursion by staff and students to study at first hand something of interest or relevance to a course.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.field trip - a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examinationfield trip - a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination
excursion, jaunt, outing, pleasure trip, junket, sashay, expedition - a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"
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Like its name suggests, we spend a lot of time on fieldtrips looking for animals and doing more-or-less what I did as a kid at the beach: figuring out their names and making observations about the ways they interact with their environment and other animals and plants in their surroundings.
The Phillip Island data was collected on several fieldtrips to Norfolk in 2008 and 2009.
Sixteen-year-old Charles Emmanuel Libed, for instance, shares that their frequent fieldtrips to museums and heritage sites opened his eyes and made him realize that being Filipino is a treasure in itself.
Growing up in Lennox, a small city near the Los Angeles Airport where more than 90 percent of the population is Hispanic/Latino, I would say I was immersed in the Latino culture and did not realize it until we left our city for fieldtrips.
However, I do remember a couple of my fieldtrips back then.
The many dangers faced by Curtis on his fieldtrips include being stranded overnight on a submerged Alaskan rock as the cold, rising tide slapped his shins; risking arrest for encouraging outlawed rituals; being threatened by Natives who believed that the presence of a white man taking pictures was the cause of a child's serious illness; bobbing and lurching in a small boat through rampaging river rapids; and having to stand still while writhing rattlesnakes coiled around his unprotected neck.
In contrast to the Oradour and Caen memorials, which are actively maintained through an agenda of transnational openness and programmatic renewal, the Centre Jean Moulin has shriveled into a site visited only by local schoolchildren on obligatory fieldtrips.