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1 7 th Grade Trip - Washington DC May 19, 2014

2 Purpose of the trip… To celebrate our study of the United States Government, United States History, and United States culture.

3 Details Departure time – 7:30 AM –BE HERE BY 7:15 & DO NOT TAKE THE BUS Estimated return time – 9:30 PM Students who do not go on the trip are expected to go to school!

4 Details Bus order on Louella Ave 1.Watershed 2.7A 3.7A 4.7B 5.7B 6.7C 7.7C

5 Our Representatives in Washington DC han,_Official_Portrait,_112th_Congress.jpg

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8 “March on Washington” – Civil Rights

9 War Protests

10 “Million Mom March” – Gun Control

11 Washington Cherry Blossom Festival

12 Strongly Recommended Sites -National Archives (Advance tickets optional) -US Capitol tour (Advance tickets optional – Contact Senator or Congressman) - Supreme Court -Lincoln Memorial -National Museum of American History – “American Pop Culture” exhibit -Museum of Natural History -National Gallery of Art -Air and Space Museum

13 Strongly Recommended Sites (Dedicated August 22, 2011) Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

14 Other possible sites -Library of Congress -White House (walk by) -Washington Memorial (Advanced tickets required) – reopens 5/12 -Museum of American Indians -Ford’s Theater (Advanced tickets optional) -Jefferson Memorial -War Memorials -Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Tickets are first come-first served - school group tours can be arranged in advance)

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16 Admission Fees Required – BRING $ -Newseum – “World’s Most Interactive Museum” - Adults $23 / Students $14 -International Spy Museum - $21/$15 -Imax theaters in Natural History and Air and Space Museums -Virtual Reality “rides” in Air and Space Museum

17 Parental Permission Required United States Holocaust Museum

18 The White House (Closed on Mondays)

19 National Archives Building

20 Meet at the Air & Space Museum at 5:45 pm. Don’t be the LAST group…

21 BEFORE May 19 th Plan your itinerary (where you want to go) with your group to avoid wasting time (NPS App might help)

22 On the trip…. what to bring. Lunch and snacks (for bus) Minimum $20 – dinner WALKING shoes Electronics for bus Ipods, DVDs (PG only!), hand held games, cameras, etc Cell phones – for emergency Weather appropriate attire/materials (rain “ponchos”…) what NOT to bring. Food in Capitol Building! Sandals or flip-flops Inappropriate clothing Bad attitude… Make it a great trip!

23 Purpose of the trip… To celebrate our study of the United States Government, United States History, and United States culture. Represent Radnor Middle School appropriately


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