Field Trip Request Form

Teachers and youth leaders:  sign up now to bring your youth groups (Grades 4 and up) to learn how water is connected to everything we do in the Chihuahuan desert.  Through exhibits and hands-on activities, we can help reinforce what your teaching in your classroom.

To reserve your space, please complete the form and read and accept the Code of Conduct.  Staff will contact you for final details and confirmation.  Field trips are FREE.  Due to high demand, advance planning is recommended.

Field Trip Request Form

Full Name:

Title:

Email Address:

Contact Phone Number:
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School Name:

School Address:

Select Grade Level:

How many students will be in the group?: (limit 75. Larger groups need approval from Conservation Manager)

Are there any students with special needs?

If so, what are the needs to serve students?

Date Requested:
  

Time of Day:

Have you been to the TecH2O center before?


Comments: How was your previous experience How did you hear about the TecH2O Center?

Our activities are categorized under 4 different tracks, depending on what the primary take away of the field trip is about. The four tracks are:

  1. Ecological Knowledge: lessons/activities that are introductory in nature and that focus on awareness and establish a basic foundation of the characteristics of environments, and to comprehend how they function. (Populations; ecosystems; interdependence; changes & adaptations; biodiversity)
  2. Social and Political Knowledge: builds awareness and understanding of the way human culture, economics and politics have affected people's attitudes toward natural resources. (Cultural perspectives; economic, commercial, and recreational considerations; historical & geographical development; political and legislative frameworks)
  3. Environmental Knowledge of Issues: students will be able to recognize, evaluate and make responsible choices in their own lives regarding natural resources. (Attitudes and awareness; human impacts; issues and trends in global perspectives, land use, consumptive and non-consumptive use of natural resources and wildlife)
  4. Environmental Responsibility: Focuses on how students can take action on behalf of natural resources and wildlife. (Wildlife management and practices; responsible action and service)


Which Track were you most interested in? Choose an item.

Please select which subject areas you are most interested in. (Choose up to three):
 Earth Science
 Physical Science
 Life Science
 Environmental Science
 Ecology
 Health Science
 Social Studies
 Technology
 Engineering
 Math
 Art
 Career

 

Rules of conduct during field trip at the TecH2O Center

The following are rules and regulations that will be strictly enforced during school field trips in order to protect students and the facility as well as to ensure your visit will be an educational and enjoyable event.

  • Student/ Adult ratio 10:1
  • No backpacks or writing objects will be allowed in the Center
  • No food or beverages will be allowed inside the Center. Students can have their lunches outdoors on designated areas
  • No gum
  • Students are expected to clean up after themselves
  • Jackets and purses are to be left in the school bus or at the reception area where bins are provided
  • No horse playing, running or shouting inside the center
  • No climbing on the building or any outside structures
  • All visitors are expected to take care of the exhibits by handling with care
  • Students are expected to behave in a courteous manner. We reserve the right to remove visitors from premises if conduct is not becoming. If a student is removed from the center, the entire group will also be requested to leave and the school will be put on probation for 6 months. A letter will be sent to school principal notifying of probation status.

 

Note for Teachers and chaperones: In the unlikely case of fire, you are approved and required to call 911 and/or pull the fire alarm.

Before submitting your request, you must agree to these guidelines by checking the box below.
Yes, I agree to the guidelines outlined in the Rules of Conduct.



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