Cross-curriculum tours in the USA

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Cross-curriculum tours in the USA

Cross-curriculum tours in the USA

Discover our diverse educational tours across the USA where students can participate in performing arts workshops in NYC, discover the birthplace and history of modern America in Washington D.C. or witness the wonders of environmental science in Hawaii.

New York City 

Civics and Citizenship, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, History
  • Performance students act, sing and dance their way across the stage in a series of performing arts workshops
  • Arts students enjoy visits to some of the city’s most iconic art galleries and museums, including The Met, MOMA and The Guggenheim
  • Visit the 9/11 Memorial & Museum which honours those who died in the September 11 attacks, while preserving the history of the devastating events
  • Step into the American Museum of Natural History and explore some of its 33 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, human remains, and human cultural artifacts, of which only a small fraction can be displayed at any given time
  • Explore Times Square and enjoy a Broadway stage show
  • Walk the High Line, – an urbanite’s playground featuring wildlife, greenery and outdoor art while offering some of the best views in NYC
  • Embark on a cycling tour of Central Park – the most filmed park in the world, featuring in over 240 films!
  • View NYC skyline from the Top of the Rock and enjoy a guided tour of Rockefeller Centre

Alabama and San Francisco

STEM, History
  • Students enjoy a challenging, space-life experience with advanced missions and engineering training at US Space & Rocket Center space camp program in Huntsville.
  • Explore Fisherman’s Wharf including Aquatic Park, the Maritime Museum and see the famous sea lions of Pier 39
  • Discover historical landmark Alcatraz, the federal prison that once held notorious criminals including Scarface Al Capone and George “Machine Gun” Kelly
  • Take in the stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge by foot
  • Visit NASA – AMES Research Centre. Located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, the centre conducts world-class research and development in aeronautics, exploration technology and science aligned with the centre’s core capabilities
  • Explore Stanford University during a student lead guided tour of the campus

Washington D.C.

Civics and Citizenship, STEM, History
  • Visit the most famous cemetery in the US Lincoln Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery
  • Explore the Smithsonian – the world’s largest museum and research complex featuring 19 museums, a zoo and 9 research facilities
  • At the White House Visitor Centre, students will be introduced to many aspects of the White House, including its architecture, furnishings, first families, social events, and relations with the press and world leaders
  • See popular monuments including Capitol Building, the White House, the Jefferson Memorial on the Washington Moonlight tour

Los Angeles

Performing Arts, History
  • Explore Rodeo Drive and spot a celebrity!
  • See the iconic Santa Monica Pier
  • Visit the interactive and educational Grammy Museum
  • See first hand the makings of famous movies you love on a guided tour of Warner Bros. Studio
  • Spend some time on Hollywood Boulevard and see the famous stars on Hollywood’s walk of fame
  • Explore Universal Studios and enjoy dinner at Universal CityWalk

Hawaii

Environmental Science, Geography, Civics and Citizenship
  • Learn about local legends on a cultural visit to the Pu’uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park
  • Explore the National Volcano Park and see one of the most active volcanos in the world
  • See the Captain Cook Monument and learn about his arrival and death in Hawaii
  • Visit the Imiloa Centre for Astronomy and explore connections between Hawaiian cultural traditions and astronomy
  • Explore Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial on a guided tour

Find out more information about our USA tours here or speak with one of our international program specialists by emailing info@worldstrides.com.au or calling 1800 331 050.

 

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