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Teachers Learn About, Join CAP AE Program At Space Exploration Educators Conference

The annual Space Exploration Educators Conference at Space Center Houston in February gave educators a chance to hear about and join Civil Air Patrol as an Aerospace Educator Member. National Headquarters staff presented sessions on CAP's STEM Kit Program and the Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) Program and offered TOP Flight sessions. At the STEM Kit session, teachers worked in groups with the Bee-Bot programmable robot, one of 15 STEM Kits the Civil Air Patrol offers to its senior members as well as to AEMs (a special membership category for educators). At the ACE session, educators worked with hands-on activities, such as finger rockets, that are provided to teachers who sign up for that program. In addition, the Texas Wing flew 45 teachers over the course of the conference from flights originating out of Ellington Field



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AOPA High School Flight Training Scholarships Available

AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) is awarding 20 flight training scholarships of $5,000 each to deserving high school students who are passionate about pursuing a pilot's certificate. The deadline to apply for these scholarships is 5 p.m. May 19. Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria Current high school...
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FAPA To Hold Pilot Job Fair, Forum

Future & Active Pilot Advisors (FAPA) announces an upcoming Pilot Job Fair and Future Pilot Forum Feb. 3-4 at Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport in Phoenix. Ariz. At the job fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 3, qualified pilots may explore job opportunities with recruiters. At the Future Pilot Forum, 1-5 p.m...
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GAMA/Build A Plane 2017 Aviation Design Challenge Registration Opens

High school classes and after-school programs are invited to register for the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)/Build A Plane 2017 Aviation Design Challenge. The contest, sponsored by GAMA, promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education through aviation in U.S. high schools. Registration is limited to the first 100 high...
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Hour Of Code Promotes Computer Science Education

The Hour of Code event, set for Dec. 5-11, is a worldwide effort to promote computer science, starting with one-hour coding activities and expanding to community efforts. It takes place every year during Computer Science Education Week, and organizers say the event has reached millions of students in more than...
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