Year 4 Geography Field Trip to Switzerland

27 Jun. 2024

Year 4 Geography Field Trip to Switzerland
Year 4 Geography Field Trip to Switzerland
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We are excited to share the highlights of the Year 4 Geography field trip to Switzerland, which kicked off this week with an array of educational and adventurous activities.

Day 1: Exploring Saas Fee
The trip began with a visit to Saas Fee, where students studied the impact of altitude on vegetation. The day also included an exhilarating trip up to the Fee glacier, providing a firsthand look at glacial formations and their significance in geographical studies.

Day 2: Discovering Hohsaas
Day two featured a journey to Hohsaas, where students sketched glacial landforms, enhancing their understanding of geological processes. The day continued with a picturesque picnic at Kruezboden Lake, followed by a refreshing walk to the beautiful waterfall in Saas Balen.

Day 3: Analyzing Mattmark Dam
The third day involved a visit to the Mattmark Dam, where students measured the discharge of glacial streams and analyzed the environmental impact of the dam. The day ended on a fun note with a mini golf challenge, bringing excitement and camaraderie among the students.

This field trip provided an invaluable hands-on learning experience, allowing students to apply their classroom knowledge in real-world settings. We are proud of their enthusiasm and dedication to learning about geography and the natural world.

Stay tuned for more updates and photos from this incredible journey!

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