ERIC Number: ED248135
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Safety in the Air: A Curriculum about Flight and Air Traffic Control Designed for Middle School Students.
This six-lesson unit is designed to familiarize sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students with air traffic safety and the individuals who make air traffic safety possible. Each lesson consists of a statement of the concept fostered, a list of objectives, a brief discussion on the focus of the unit, and instructional strategies for lesson topics and activities. Major lesson topic areas include: (1) the behavior and properties of air; (2) the theory of flight and the physical properties of air that contribute to flight; (3) the growing volume of air traffic and the necessity for air traffic control; (4) visual flight rules; (5) instrument flight rules; and (6) airport terminal facilities. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Air Traffic Control; Aviation Education