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Icon for digital videoCivil Air Patrol’s Aerospace Education team wants to share video lessons on this page. The lessons will serve cadets and students at a range of ages and over a variety of aerospace/STEM subjects. This new page is especially important during these times when COVID-19 precautions and closings have meant a break from cadet and student gatherings. The video list will be updated regularly and will include video lessons conducted and submitted by squadron AEOs, educators, and the AE national HQ team. Items for submission to this collection are encouraged. Lessons should use materials readily available at home. To submit an item, contact

Posted on 05/27/2020 at 09:44 AM by Virginia Smith

This lesson lets students explore the effects of gravity on plant growth, a process called geotropism or gravitropism. Since this...

Posted on 05/06/2020 at 02:23 PM by Virginia Smith

In this lesson, children will make a model of a wind sock and observe the direction of the wind. Young...

Posted on 04/21/2020 at 02:30 PM by Virginia Smith

This lesson is the latest in a new AE team-produced video series of Civil Air Patrol lessons called Aerospace at...

Posted on 04/06/2020 at 03:45 PM by Virginia Smith

This lesson is the story of 1st Lt. Gail Halvorsen, a U.S. Air Force pilot who dropped candy by parachutes...

Posted on 03/25/2020 at 02:18 PM by Virginia Smith

"Target" Aerospace at Your Pace is a video series designed to assist educators in teaching CAP activities and lessons. The...
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