Some Trip Information • Trip time: Be here by 6:00 A.M.—leaving SLMS by 6:15 A.M. • Returning to SLMS by 7:30 P.M. (traffic depending) • Eligibility—4th marking period—behavior and academic • Chaperone form reminder • Choosing group—view the Points of Interest during REP
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT MUSEUM Do you love C.S.I? Are you fascinated by criminology? Then the Museum of Crime and Punishment is the place for you. • CRIME AND ITS CONSEQUENCES • HUNDREDS OF ARTIFACTS ON DISPLAY • AMERICA’S MOST WANTED FEATURED • STORY OF CRIME IN AMERICA
NEWSEUMIf journalism and media captivate you, then the Newseum is the place for you. Get a fascinating and interactive look at the history of our nation's media. • 15 EXHIBITS WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY • 15 THEATERS INCLUDING 4-D IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE
MADAME TUSSAUDS WAX MUSEUM WAX FIGURES OF CELEBRITIES, ATHLETES AND POLITICIANS/HISTORICAL FIGURES • The Presidents Gallery • Civil Rights Room • Behind the Scenes • Glamour Room • Sports Zone • Media Room
Smithsonian Institution Whether you’re interested in American history or Asian art, giant pandas or stamp collecting, there’s a Smithsonian museum for you. By attendance, the most popular Smithsonian museums are: • Air and Space Museum • Natural History Museum • American History Museum
Air and Space Museum • The most popular museum in the world by attendance numbers, the National Air and Space Museum houses 23 galleries that trace the history of flight. Look for the 1903 Wright Flyer, Spirit of St. Louis, SpaceShipOne, Apollo 11 command module and the Hubble Space Telescope.
American History Museum • A treasure trove of American history, the museum is home to pop-culture items like Dorothy’s ruby slippers and the original Muppets to artifacts from the United States’ most heart-wrenching historical eras, such as uniforms from the Civil War and the Greensboro Lunch Counter, which sparked one of the first major civil rights-era protests when four students were denied service after sitting at the segregated counter.
The National Museum of Natural History • It opened in 1910 and is a part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s most prominent research and museum complex. Located on the National Mall, the museum’s purpose is to invoke discovery and education of the natural world around us. Its green dome and immense size (altogether, it is the size of 18 football fields) are signatures, as well as the 126 million natural science specimens and cultural artifacts that it contains.
Our next step • Student permission slips—costs and deadlines • Itinerary • Choosing groups • Expectations on the day of the trip