ERIC Number: ED043620
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Aerospace-Oriented Units for Use in Humanities Classes, Grades 7-12.
Rademacher, Jean, Ed.; Williams, Mary H., Ed.
This curriculum guide, funded under ESEA Title 3, is designed to help students in English and social studies classes develop a global frame of reference and increase their awareness of advances in air and space technology. The history of aerospace technology from the first mythological references to flight to the space exploration of the future is covered in six units, each containing introductory materials, ideas to be developed, background information, suggested activities, and a bibliography: (1) Wings in Mythology, (2) Speculation and Experimentation, (3) Balloons and Airships, (4) Winged Flight Becomes a Reality, (5) The Space Age, and (6) Benefits of Space Exploration. Additional materials include a list of distributors and publishers and lists of books, films, film clips, and records on the subject. (DD)
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Authoring Institution: Lincoln Public Schools, NE.