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There are easy ways to incorporate activities related to Aviation History Month in your classroom.
Students 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.
In this aviation instructional activity, learners fill out short answer questions using their workbook about aviation in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 5 questions total.
Young scholars 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.
Students explore the topic of African American aviation. In this African American aviation lesson, students examine primary and secondary sources that enable them to discover challenges faced by African American aviators and identify African American aviator leaders. Students write about their impressions of the lesson.
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.
Students explore information based on primary and secondary source materials.  For 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.
Students examine the role of the Tuskegee Airmen and their impact on aviation. They also examine the treatment the Navajo Code Talkers received in combat.
Students explore the topic of African American aviation. In 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.
In this language skills worksheet, students read an article regarding Aviation Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
Students investigate African American pioneer aviators.  In this aviation lesson, students read the biographies of William J Powell, Alfred Anderson, and Benjamin Davis. Students create a mock diary of one of the African-American aviators.
For this aviation lesson, students research five famous aviators using a variety of sources, and present the information in a timeline format. Lesson uses Florida state standards meeting English and history requirements studying 5 famous aviators.
Students conduct internet research on aviation and pioneer aviators. They create an alphabet book r with flight related terms, write a short biography of a pioneer aviator and take part in a paper plane flying contest.
In this aviation worksheet, students identify, explore and discuss forty-four key terms associated with aviation and then circle each key term in a word search puzzle.
For this word search worksheet, students solve a word search by locating thirty words related to aviation. The word list includes jet and landing.
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.
Young scholars study women aviators and act out a talk show-style interview with one of them. They plot Amelia Earhart's flights on a map.
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.
Students infer America's attitude towards aviation in the early 1900s. In this The Aerial Age lesson, students analyze early 1900s literature, music, advertisements, and popular culture in reference to aviation. Students represent their analysis of primary and secondary sources through creating a collage, essay, exhibit, compact disc, cartoon, editorial, or sheet music cover.
In this aviation lesson, students take an electronic field trip to the Aviation Museum of Kentucjy. In the process the lesson looks at women in aviation history. The focus is upon how they could be considered heroes or role models. The analyzing of historical events is using the occurances to form cognitively sound conclusions.