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From colonial days to modern times baseball has been a continuous thread interwoven into the fabric of American culture and history. Our National Pastime provides a unique platform to illustrate the real life relevance of many topics covered in the classroom.
Whether you visit us via videoconference or in person, our educational field trips offer a unique and fun enrichment activity for a variety of disciplines.
All are multidisciplinary and incorporate social studies, science, mathematics and language arts.
Critical thinking and discussion are emphasized as students explore how baseball can provide real world applications of subjects studied in school.
All programs are offered year round - a perfect activity for summer camp or schools with twelve month calendars!
AT&T Park Direct to Your Own Classroom! Now in addition to visiting the ballpark, we can bring the ballpark to you!
All our educational presentations are available via videoconference and include live views of the Field, Giants' Dugout, the Giant Glove and Coke Bottle in left field, HD Videoboard, and more!
AT&T Park is an industry leader in environmental responsibility and the first existing Major League ballpark to achieve U.S. Green Building Council certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). As the lead sustainability partner of the Giants, PG&E has been instrumental in keeping AT&T Park at the forefront of environmental stewardship. Learn about the ballpark's green practices and what led to our most recent Gold LEED certification! 1 hour & 30 minutes
Twenty-first century baseball teams are a tapestry of players from across the globe. During the Giants Geography field trip students discover how over a century ago baseball was introduced to other countries.
They will use geography skills to identify, compare and contrast different geographic regions, their features, and cultures. They will also gain an appreciation of the importance of working with a diverse group of people to achieve a common goal. 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.
Students utilize the sport of baseball and playing field to identify and investigate the many shapes that make up the game. AT&T Park provides the perfect backdrop to illustrate the importance and application of geometric concepts in both its construction and design.
Participants will also learn how home plate got its name and currents shape. Dependent upon grade level, students will calculate either perimeter or area of home plate.
Junior Giants Geometry is an engaging and fun way to introduce, or review, the attributes of two and three dimensional shapes. Participants identify the many shapes found at AT&T Park as well as define and discuss the various shape essential to the game. They will also travel back through baseball history to explore the origins and evolution of home plate and discover how it got its present shape.
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.
Statistics and score keeping have been a 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.
Baseball statistics will be utilized to illustrate various mathematical functions specifically focusing on the concepts of ratios, fraction decimals and percentages.
Giants history that spans two coasts and three centuries. Topics include construction and maintenance of the Giants stadium, preparation and care of the field, the role the press box plays, and the responsibilities of the clubhouse staff.
Behind the Scenes tour stops typically include Field Warning Track, Major League Dugout, Visitors Batting Cages and Clubhouse, Press Box and Memorabilia displays.
Videoconference: 45 minutes
Onsite field trip : One hour ballpark tour/30 minute videoconference
Join us for the unique opportunity to have your students interact live via videoconference with California Young Reader Medal winner Audrey Vernick, to discuss her books "She Loved Baseball", "Brothers At Bat" and "The Kid From Diamond Street".