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Category: Field Trip

G2 Manga Museum 2019

Osaka YMCA International School Alma Login G2 Kyoto Manga Museum In our current unit of inquiry, Grade 2 are learning about traditional stories and how they teach us about a culture. We went on a field trip to the Kyoto International Manga Museum. The students enjoyed watching a performance...

G1 Manga Museum 2019

Osaka YMCA International School Alma Login At the Kyoto Manga Museum, Grade One students viewed many manga from as early as the 1950s to now. Students also enjoyed participating in an entertaining Kamishibai storytelling session. They were able to ask questions and get ideas for creating their own Kamishibai...

PS Legoland 2019

Osaka YMCA International School Alma Login PS Legoland The OYIS preschool students had their second field trip of the year. This time we went to the Legoland discovery center, where the students were able to express their creativity through building and playing. The students spent time making train tracks...

KA Abeno Harukasu 2019

Osaka YMCA International School Alma Login KA Abeno Harukasu KA had a dynamic day exploring the Tennoji area, with all the magical modern things it offers. Our Transdisciplinary theme for the “How We Express Ourselves” UOI is about extending and enjoying our creativity, and appreciating the aesthetic, so we...

G3&4 Kobe Disaster Center

Osaka YMCA International School Alma Login Grade 3 went to the Life and Disaster Center in Kobe. We felt sad that so many people perished in the big earthquake. We thought about losing our families or homes like the people we met and it was scary. But we thought...

KB Hattori Ryokuchi Park 2019

Osaka YMCA International School Alma Login On Thursday, November 14th KB took a field trip to Hattori Ryokuchi Park. Firstly we went to see the old Japanese houses there. The children were surprised by the fact there wasn’t any glass in the windows. “They must have been cold all...

G3&4 Mino Waterfall 2019

Osaka YMCA International School Alma Login Grade 3 continued their inquiry into Earth Systems by taking a trip to Minoh Falls at the end of last week. When we arrived at Minoh Park, we immediately started noticing a lot of examples of the things we had learned about in...

G3&4 Abeno Life Safety Center

Osaka YMCA International School Alma Login Grade 3 is inquiring into earth systems and the ways they interact and change. We are learning that natural disasters like earthquakes and tsunamis are sudden changes in earth systems and have been talking about how they can affect people and places. We...

KB Potato Digging 2019

Osaka YMCA International School Alma Login KB Potato Digging On October 15th KB had an exciting field trip to dig for sweet potatoes. A local farmer in Nara kindly grew 30 sweet potato plants so the students would be able to dig their own potatoes. The students were very...