Supporting Excellent Science Teaching for Georgia

2019 GSTA Conference Field Trips

You can pre-register for field trips here.  Field trip tickets will also be available at the GSTA Store outside the exhibit hall.  All trips will depart from the main entrance to the conference center.  Check in at the Field Trip station across from the pre-registration area.


Looking for our social events?  CLICK HERE: 2019 Conference Socials 


Destination  Schedule  Cost Description
National Infantry Museum
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Thursday,
9:30-11:30 am
 $10 With thousands of artifacts, monuments, interactive exhibits and video presentations on display, the National Infantry Museum is one of the nation’s leading military history destinations. Visitors of all ages can experience first-hand the American Infantryman’s journey to defeat tyranny around the globe.
Naval Civil War Museum


Thursday,
12:30-2:30pm
 $12 Looking to connect your STEAM program with history?  This is the field trip for you!  This guided tour will take you through the technological advances in Civil War era Naval technology.  See the USS Monitor and CSS Albemarle ironclad warships!
Roadside Georgia Geology



Thursday,
3 -4:30pm
 $5 Join noted author Dr. Bill Witherspoon as he discusses how geology can be experienced everywhere in Georgia even right outside the Columbus Conference Center! This is a walking tour so bring comfy shoes and a jacket!
Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center

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Friday,
10:30am-12pm
 $12 You'll take a "phenomenal tour" of the Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center.  Oxbow Meadows staff will guide you to find phenomena that you can take back to your classroom to engage your students!  
Coca Cola Space Science Center

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Friday,
1-3 pm
 $10 The Coca Cola Space Science Center offers a premier space science and astronomy hands-on experience.  Visit the Westrock observatory, the Challenger Learning Center, and see more than $17 million in NASA artifacts.
Roadside Georgia Geology


Friday,
3 -4:30pm
 $5 Join noted author Dr. Bill Witherspoon as he discusses how geology can be experienced everywhere in Georgia even right outside the Columbus Conference Center! This is a walking tour so bring comfy shoes and a jacket!

PLEASE NOTE:  
  • All field trips must have a minimum of 10 participants or will be cancelled - in this case a full refund will be issued.
  • No refunds can be given unless GSTA cancels the trip.


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