ERIC Number: ED327660
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Aeronautics and Space Technology. Teacher Edition.
Buck, Sue; And Others
This curriculum guide contains six units of instruction for an introduction to the technology systems in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Designed to be used either as a stand-alone publication or to be infused into the instruction and activities of an existing technology education program, this publication describes the interrelationship of the various technology systems in NASA. Introductory materials include a tools, materials, and equipment list; a list of 20 references; an instructional/task analysis that correlates related information with job training; and information on resources for teachers. Each instructional unit includes some or all of the following basic components: objective sheet; suggested activities for the teacher; teacher supplements; transparency masters; information sheet; assignment sheets; assignment sheet answers; lab activity sheets; written test; and test answers. Units are designed for use in more than one lesson or class period. Unit topics include introduction to the careers in the aviation and space industry; satellite communication systems; composite materials in airframe manufacturing; space-station construction techniques; space-shuttle propulsion systems; and aerostatics and aerodynamics. (YLB)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Aerospace Technology, Air Transportation, Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Communications Satellites, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Learning Activities, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Space Exploration, Space Sciences, Tests, Units of Study
Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Inc., 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (order no. 900101: $26.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.