7th Graders go to the California Science Center

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:00am to 2:00pm

California Science Center

Field Trip

Seventh Graders

December 4th, 2017


The Amgen Science Center for Science Learning is the educational arm of the California Science Center. The Amgen Science Center is dedicated to promoting lifelong science learning for all and seeks to improve science education by providing science experiences and resources to parents, teachers, children, and scientists.


Cow-Eye Dissection

This 60-Minute program includes all required materials, including the cow eye, dissecting tray and gloves. Students will work in pairs to dissect a cow eye. They will see the major structures of the eye and explore how those structures work together to produce images.

Discover the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates' fascinating 11 year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850's. Amazon Adventure 3D traces the extraordinary journey of naturalist and explorer Henry Walter Bates - the most influential scientist you've never heard of - who provided "the beautiful proof" to Chalres Darwin for his then controversial theory of natural selection, the scientific explanation for the development of life on Earth. Audiences will be wowed by the mind-boggling examples of camouflage and mimicry and inspired by Bates' endless curiosity and determination to explore the wilds of nature form the time he was a young boy.

On December 4th, 2017, seventh graders will travel to the California Science Center for an eye-opening experience. They will see eye-to-eye with a cow's eye and have the opportunity to eye the new IMAX movie, Amazon 3D. Students will depart The Learning Castle at 8:15 a.m. and return to campus around 2 p.m.

Students will need to bring a sack lunch, including snack and drinks in a clearly labeled disposable bag.Please make sure that you do not order Choicelunch on a field trip day.

If you would like your child to attend this trip, please complete and return the attached Field Trip Permission form by Monday, November 20th, 2017.