ERIC Number: ED032233
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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Aerospace Science Education, A Curriculum Guide.
This curriculum guide was developed by the Alaska State Department of Education for the purpose of aiding elementary and secondary school teachers in incorporating elements of aerospace science in the classroom. The section of the guide designed for elementary school teachers includes chapters under the headings: Aircraft, Airports, Weather, Rockets, Missiles, Satellites, Astronauts, Survival, Unidentified Flying Objects, Careers, and History of Aviation. The section designed for use by secondary school teachers includes: History of Aviation and Space Exploration, Vehicles, Physical Factors, and Socioeconomic Factors. Under each topic for elementary teachers, there is a list of suggested activities and a teaching aids bibliography that cites filmstrips, films, teacher's manuals, and books that can be useful to the teacher. The section of the guide for secondary school teachers provides a framework for a general aerospace course. This publication has a list of aerospace periodicals and a list of sources of aerospace educational materials. (BR)
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Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau.