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  1. 7th 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 • Watershed • 7A • 7A • 7B • 7B • 7C • 7C

  5. Our Representatives in Washington DC http://images.salon.com/news/feature/2006/11/08/pennsylvania/story.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/Pat_Meehan,_Official_Portrait,_112th_Congress.jpg http://politicomafioso.blogspot.com/2011/03/senator-pat-toomey-endorses-jeff-flake.html

  6. http://www.dcisoc.org/ietf61/US_Capitol_Gaines/images/national_mall_map_from_smithsonian.jpghttp://www.dcisoc.org/ietf61/US_Capitol_Gaines/images/national_mall_map_from_smithsonian.jpg

  7. http://www.hometownusa.com/wdc/images/Washington_DC_Arial.jpghttp://www.hometownusa.com/wdc/images/Washington_DC_Arial.jpg

  8. “March on Washington” – Civil Rights http://lettres-histoire.ac-rouen.fr/histgeo/i_have_a_dream_mlk.jpg

  9. War Protests http://www.umassd.edu/communications/articles/images/742.jpg http://www.back-to-iraq.com/archives/Files/2003-01-18T235710Z_01_GALAXY-DC-MDF188491_RTRIDSP_2_NEWS-IRAQ-USA-PROTESTS-DC.jpg

  10. “Million Mom March” – Gun Control http://www.endabuse.org/newsletter/mmm1.jpg

  11. Washington Cherry Blossom Festival http://www.thedctraveler.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/washington-dc-washington-monument-with-blooming-cherry-blossoms-blooing-.jpg http://z.about.com/d/dc/1/0/r/M/cbjeffersonmemorial.jpg http://static.travelmuse.com/docs/artwork/washington-dc/washington-dc-events-washington-mall-crowds-and-cherry-blossoms-full.jpg http://api.ning.com/files/qkMrjfO6Nus3M4HKAa-yvExx1n30O17fyq9uQxwzknoSIFpOxXA5F4unniLYD4gshZxBk*j4Nq2*Y3ihvhsRmI35XPvrO*Xd/WashingtonDC.jpg

  12. Strongly Recommended Sites http://foxtravelandtours.com/New%20Folder/assets/Hot%20Spots/US%20capitol%20building/us%20capitol%208.jpg -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 http://z.about.com/d/godc/1/7/a/100_5198archives.jpg http://z.about.com/d/dc/1/0/d/g/nmah_rubyslippers.jpg http://photos.nondot.org/2002-04-20-Washington-DC/2002-04-21/normal/059%20-%20Lincoln%20Memorial%20Front.jpg http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/subject_detail.cfm?key=32&colkey=16 http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/subject_detail.cfm?key=32&colkey=29

  13. Strongly Recommended Sites (Dedicated August 22, 2011) • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial http://jcuanews.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/martin_luther_king_memorial.jpg

  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) http://moberly.k12.mo.us/blogs/pashriver/files/2009/02/supreme-court.jpg http://www.thedctraveler.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/presidential-box-fords-theatre.jpg

  15. Washington Monument Smithsonian Institute Jefferson Memorial Lincoln Memorial Vietnam War Memorial http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.allaboardchatt.com/images/photos/mall.jpg&imgrefurl= ttp://www.allaboardchatt.com/www/docs/163&h=768&w=1024&sz=150&hl=en&sig2=tsfw1xhhb3Q4cdebCMc27A&start=38&um=1&tbnid=S7Zv 28TCi1ho9M:&tbnh=113&tbnw=150&ei=1xQdRuWlJ56uhATEm6SUCw&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsmithsonian%2Bmall%26start%3D20%26gbv%3 D2%26ndsp%3D20%26svnum%3D10%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DN

  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 http://www.acc-tv.com/images/wjla/news/ec_newseum_061908.jpg http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_O3XDt3CTa6c/SDMP1FfCq2I/AAAAAAAAACI/nWn-YrX_Paw/s320/international-spy-museum-washington-dc.jpg

  17. Parental Permission Required http://www.film.dc.gov/film/lib/film/Holocaust_Museum2.JPG http://cache.boston.com/resize/bonzai-fba/Globe_Photo/2008/02/07/1202442386_4783/539w.jpg United States Holocaust Museum

  18. The White House(Closed on Mondays)

  19. National Archives Building http://z.about.com/d/godc/1/7/a/100_5198archives.jpg http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B00005JN5C.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg

  20. http://www.visitingdc.com/images/national-mall-washington-dc.jpghttp://www.visitingdc.com/images/national-mall-washington-dc.jpg Meet at the Air & Space Museum at 5:45 pm. Don’t be the LAST group…

  21. BEFORE May 19th 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. what NOT to bring. Food in Capitol Building! Sandals or flip-flops Inappropriate clothing Bad attitude… Make it a great trip! • 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”…)

  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