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ERIC Number: ED480845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 33
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Airmail to Airlines. A Teacher's Guide. Grades 3-5.
Engelke, Lynn-Steven
This guide helps teachers and students gain knowledge about the "Air Transportation" gallery at the National Air and Space Museum (Washington, DC). The guide is divided into six sections: (1) "The 'Air Transportation' Gallery"; (2) "How to Use This Guide"; (3) "Activity 1: Take Off: An Air Travel Matching Guide"; (4) "Activity 2: Design Your Own Airline"; (5) "Activity 3: Then and Now: Interviews with Airline Crews"; and (6) "Resources". Each activity provides an overview; cites objectives; considers preparation time and materials; suggests a step-by-step procedure for classroom implementation; addresses reflections and discussion, and extensions. Also provides background information. (BT)
National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Independence Ave at 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20560. Tel: 202-786-2106; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Transportation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. National Air And Space Museum.