ERIC Number: ED480845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Airmail to Airlines. A Teacher's Guide. Grades 3-5.
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)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Aviation Education, Heritage Education, Intermediate Grades, National Standards, Primary Sources, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives
National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Independence Ave at 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20560. Tel: 202-786-2106; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.nasm.si.edu/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Transportation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. National Air And Space Museum.