You can’t spell “functional science skills” without FUN! The KID Museum is the first stop for students. The next stop will be the Udvar Hazy Center. Your students will see various aircrafts and even some real-life space shuttles! For the perfect way to wind down your first day, head to the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC as your students see real life spy equipment and take part in interactive demonstrations.
Day 2 – Day 3
Students will be channelling their stereotypical tourist mentality when checking off all the big spots of the Capital. They’ll tick off the White House, the Lincoln Monument, the United States Capitol, Thomas Jefferson Memorial and not forgetting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. For the biologists in the room, the world famous United States Botanic Gardens hosts an array of learning programmes that are led by world-class professionals in their fields. Students will learn and observe all the plant life the garden has to offer. Later students will head to the National Zoo and see the +2,000 animals that make their homes there.
Day 4 – Day 5
The National Museum of Natural History is where students will spend a few hours walking through the famous halls and discover the secrets behind the evolution of humans and other scientific topics. The National Air and Space Museum is where the real adventure kicks off. Your students will take part in numerous flight simulators and watch the world go by in the Albert Einstein Planetarium. Before they leave students must see the Capitol building and see it in a new light, literally, as it's lit up in all its glory at night time. The Tidal Basin is a 2-mile pond covered with cherry blossom trees gifted from Tokyo. It’s the perfect place to end your educational DC’ adventure before heading to the airport.