ERIC Number: ED481368
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Aeronautics: An Educator's Guide with Activities in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
This educator's guide, developed for students in grades 2-4, discusses the field of aeronautics. It begins with education standards and skill matrices for the classroom activities, a description of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) aeronautics mission, and a brief history of aeronautics. Activities are written for the educator and divided into three chapters: (1) Air; (2) Flight; and (3) We Can Fly, You and I. Each activity begins with objectives, education standards and skills, and background material for the subject matter. Activities include: (1) Air Engines; (2) Dunked Napkin; (3) Paper Bag Mask; (4) Wind in Your Socks; (5) Air: Interdisciplinary Learning Activities; (6) Bag Balloons; (7) Sled Kite; (8) Right Flight; (9) Delta Wing Glider; (10) Rotor Motor; (11) Flight: Interdisciplinary Learning Activities; (12) Making Time Fly; (13) Where Is North? The Compass Can Tell Us; (14) Let's Build a Table Top Airport; (15) Plan to Fly There; and (16) We Can Fly, You And I: Interdisciplinary Learning Activities. (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.