ERIC Number: ED157712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Elementary School Aerospace Activities: A Resource for Teachers.
Kopp, O. W.; And Others
This publication is designed for use by elementary school teachers when introducing aerospace developments into classroom programs. Its materials, prepared at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, are grouped into ten sections: (1) earth characteristics that affect flight; (2) flight in the atmosphere; (3) rockets; (4) technological advances; (5) unmanned earth satellites; (6) unmanned exploration of the solar system; (7) life-support systems; (8) astronauts; (9) man in space; and (10) projections. Each section includes an outline followed by activities suggested to correlate with the outline. Each activity is geared for the appropriate age level, 5-7, 8-9, 10-11. Suggestions for research topics are listed. The metric system of measurement is used throughout. A bibliography of selected printed materials is included at the end of each section. A complete list of these printed and audiovisual materials is placed at the end of the handbook. In addition to this bibliography, a teacher resource list is presented. Addresses of publishers, producers, and distributers, and a glossary of some aerospace terms are also included at the end of the publication. (Author/HM)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Astronomy, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Instructional Materials, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science Education, Space Sciences, Teaching Guides
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 033-000-00693-4; $3.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln.