The final event is a field trip that is directly connected to It's a Wild Ride. Students and teachers travel to Lagoon Amusement Park in Utah and they authentically test what they know about rides first-hand. The field trip information went home to parents at the first of the project.
- Field Trip Parent Newsletter (docx)
During the field trip, students have an assignment to complete three tasks. This includes writing a letter to the school board on the bus ride home. Students who do not attend the field trip complete alternative assignments at school.
The following is a student sample of a letter to the school board, written by one of the special education students on the team.