World of Coca-Cola Offers Fun Explorations of STEM
September 1, 2021

Always a hit with student groups, World of Coca-Cola invites visitors to learn the story behind the iconic beverage brand, interact with a number of exhibits, check out more than 1,200 artifacts and pieces of memorabilia, and sample products from across the globe.

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The Franklin Institute: A Gathering Place for Thinkers and Tinkerers Alike
July 18, 2018

One of the oldest and one of the premier centers of science education and development in the United States, the Franklin Institute was founded in 1824 and designed to inspire a passion for science in the spirit and honor of American scientist Benjamin Franklin. Read more about the ways your student group can explore the […]

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Educational Exploration
July 10, 2018

When looking for activities-filled experiences that ensure youth groups are gaining educational value on their field trips, you may find fewer options available than you’d hoped. Roundtop Mountain Resort is looking to change that. In 2014, a local middle school science teacher contacted Roundtop Mountain and asked about creating science curriculum and experiments for snow […]

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5 Iconic Landmarks to Celebrate Illinois’ Bicentennial
June 6, 2018

Illinois is celebrating its 200th birthday this year. Chicago has long been a prime travel destination and the city has played an important role in state history. Consider these five iconic Windy City landmarks for your student groups to visit while celebrating Illinois’ bicentennial. The Rookery The famous 19th-century skyscraper was designed by architects John Wellborn Root and […]

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Intrepid Museum Dives Deep into Cold War History
May 2, 2018

Between 1960 and 1964, the USS Growler (SSG-557) sat hidden in waters off the coast of Russia while the United States and the Soviet Union were locked in a high-stakes political and ideological war. This month, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is unveiling a new exhibit, centered on Growler and its pivotal role […]

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