Science School Trip to San Francisco
Captivate your students with a unique and innovative visit to Silicon Valley, and immerse yourselves in the developing world of Science and Technology in San Francisco.
Visit iconic Silicon Valley where entrepreneurs are made
Behind the scenes at The Intel Museum and Exploratorium
Discover how computer science has evolved and its history
Space technology at NASA Ames
Explore the laid-back city of San Francisco on a guided tour. This takes in Union Square, the Golden Gate suspension bridge and China Town. Visit the waterfront tourist area of Fishermen’s Wharf, where boats still pull in fresh seafood to be served at its restaurants.
Discover the History of Technology and how it has developed to the present day. Enjoy a docent led tour to encourage questions about how Technology has shaped modern day society.
A museum that allows its visitors to explore the world through Science, art and human perception. This is an interactive and hands on experience, allowing students to learn in a fun way.
Take a guided tour of the world famous Silicon Valley. See the campuses of the biggest pioneers of Computer Technology such as Apple, Facebook, You Tube, Google and many more.
Visit the Nasa Ames visitors Center and learn all about the amazing work that is carried out at the NASA research center. Visit all the different permanent exhibitions including the Moon Rock retrieved from the Apollo 15 mission in 1971.
Take a boat trip to Alcatraz Island on the San Francisco Bay and experience its history and infamy. From 1934 to 1963 it was the setting for a federal prison that held famous inmates like Al ‘Scarface’ Capone, and the ‘Birdman’ Robert Stroud. ‘The Rock’ is now home to Civil War-era buildings, rare flowers and plants, marine wildlife and sea birds.
The California Academy of Sciences is a renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring, explaining, and sustaining life on Earth. Based in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, it is home to a world-class aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum — all under one living roof.
Visit the Intel Museum at the headquarters in Santa Clara. This museum exhibits the history of their products. Guided tours also available for a hands on interactive experience, and help them to understand how Intel is changing the way the world lives, works and plays.
An interactive Science and Technology Center located in the heart of downtown San Jose. Different galleries allow students to explore modern day scientific subjects using all their different senses. A hands on experience explaining how technological innovation is changing modern day lives.
Why groups like it:
Why groups like it:
- Learn how technology is transforming the modern world
- Have a hands-on experience in the home of science and technology
- Experience learning outside the classroom in another country
- Have fun with fellow students enjoying a hands-on educational experience
Students will have had an opportunity to:
- Experience the Tech World and immerse themselves in the Silicon Valley
- Take a walk over the famous Golden Gate Bridge
- Discover the importance of the Federal Reserve System
- Learn about technology from those who helped create it
- Create unforgettable memories with new friends