Make your next field trip a Home Run by bringing your students to baseball's perfect address, Oracle Park, Home of the San Francisco Giants. Your students will never forget their trip to the ballpark where home runs are "splash hits!"
Oracle Park is an industry leader in environmental responsibility, with 10 Green Glove Awards over the past 11 seasons. Now is your opportunity to learn more about our green practices and explore the first existing MLB ballpark to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). 1 hour and 30 minutes
Talk about a history lesson: the lore of the Giants is deeply ingrained in the fabric of American culture. From bringing Major League baseball to the west coast in 1958, to the construction of their new ballpark, it is this heritage that makes a trip to Oracle Park as educational as it is fun. 1 hour
From little league to the major leagues, from colonial times to the twenty-first century, baseball holds a special place in American life. Students will gain a greater understanding of why baseball is considered our National Pastime and utilize the Giants ballpark to identify and investigate the many shapes that make up the game. Material is suitable for grades K-6. 2 hours
The baseball field has long provided a common ground for diverse cultures to come together. As everyday life becomes more and more globally connected, working collaboratively with a variety of people from different cultures has never been more important. Students will see this in action as they take a road trip around the world to learn about the countries represented in the World Baseball Classic Tournament. Material is suitable for grades 3-8. 2 hours
Have you ever wondered about all the different people that support a Major League baseball team? Or given any thought to what goes on in a ballpark before the team can take the field? This program is focused to help students investigate career paths, identify necessary educational requirements needed to enter the sports industry, explore various sports related careers and engage students in a discussion about careers that would interest them. 1 hour & 30 minutes
Statistics and scorekeeping have been part of baseball since its earliest days. Students will discover how compiling and recording data can be transformed into knowledge, helping us make predictions and decisions in everyday life. Participants will work with the statistics of some of their favorite Giant players to calculate ratios, fractions, decimals and percentages. Grades 4-8. 2 hours
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