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Milestones of Flight
Discover seven of the most historic aircraft and spacecraft in the collections of the National Air and Space Museum. By research into the major milestones of aviation history your students will recognize features that enable flight, identify major technological advances in aviation and spaceflight, and describe how advances have affected the lives of people.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 42 Downloads
Flying High in Ohio
Her is a lesson using the Ohio State Quarter. Pupils utilize beautifully-designed worksheets embedded in the plan, to study about the origins of aviation. Many of the pioneers of aviation were born in Ohio. They compare some of the similarities and differences of these important people in American history.
2nd - 3rd Technology & Engineering 3 Views 13 Downloads
Students demonstrate the Bernoulli Principle, review the influences that affected the Wright Brothers, and make and modify paper airplanes. This amazing lesson plan has an excellent structure, and very clear plans for the students to create their planes.
5th - 8th Science 25 Views 92 Downloads
Lesson 6: Crowded Skies
This is a treasure-trove of multimedia resources to help your scholars analyze transportation methods. They discuss different forms of movement, utilizing several infographics to spur conversation deeper and get visual learners engaged. A video on the future of air transport reveals the NextGen technology and why the FAA feels it is necessary.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
African Americans in Aviation: The 1940s- A Decade of Change
Students investigate African Americans in aviation. In this primary resources lesson, students examine primary resources to research the history of African American in aviation. Students answer two research questions and write an essay or create an exhibit based on their findings.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 23 Downloads
Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators
Students explore information based on primary and secondary source materials. In this aviation and heritage lesson, students gather essential details about the life of an important woman in the field of aviation. Students draw or paint a portrait demonstrating understanding of the material.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 20 Downloads
Orville and Wilbur Wong and the Fantastic Flying Machines
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine the role of Chinese immigrants in America. They investigate literature, history and cultures of Chinese-Americans. This ambitious plan takes two weeks to complete, and it brings in elements of science, and history as well as language arts.
5th - 7th Language Arts 14 Views 38 Downloads
Fly Girls: Women Aviators in World War II
Middle schoolers explore contributions of Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) during World War II, examine portrayals of women in World War II posters and newsreels, compare and contrast them with personal recollections of the WASPs, and demonstrate understanding of importance of WASP program, which enhanced careers for women in aviation.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 50 Downloads
The Deadliest Plane Crash
Young scholars use maps to identify the location of various aviation accidents. While watching a video, they take notes on the factors that caused the plane crash. In groups, they discuss the factors involved in insuring safety in the air to end the lesson.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Good Times and bad; The Roaring Twenties
Changes in society through 1900 to 1930 in the suburbs and work culture are covered in this presentation on aviation and the automobile. Music, movies and the Harlem Renaissance are the other main topics, with 6 or so bullet points each. This PowerPoint has an appealing design, with an appropriate color scheme and relevant clip art images.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 24 Downloads
Exploring Careers in Aviation
Students investigate various careers in the field of aviation in this lesson. They watch and discuss a video, develop a list of careers in aviation mentioned in the video, and create a resume and cover letter for an entry level aviation job.
4th - 12th 21st Century Skills 10 Views 39 Downloads
Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators: Grades 3-5
Students explore the topic of African American aviation. In this African American aviation instructional activity, students examine primary and secondary sources that enable them to discover challenges faced by African American aviators and identify African American aviator leaders.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 36 Downloads
Legends of Airpower: Aviation-Then, Now and Here
Students examine the advancements made in aviation during and since WWII. They read an interview with Charles McGee, research a plane, build a model of a plane, and develop a Powerpoint presentation about aircraft.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators
Learners explore the topic of African American aviation. For this African American aviation lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources that enable them to discover challenges faced by African American aviators, identify African American aviator leaders, and then write about their research findings.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads