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Posted on May 5, 2022 at 2:20 PM by Virginia Smith

In this lesson, students will identify and define four parts of a plane: cockpit, wings, fuselage and tail. Then, they...

Posted on April 21, 2022 at 3:37 PM by Virginia Smith

In this lesson, students will identify land masses and water on a globe, gather data and form a conclusion based...

Posted on June 3, 2021 at 3:45 PM by Virginia Smith

Air-mazing Experiment In this lesson, students will illustrate the movement of air molecules and explain Bernoulli's principle. In the early...

Posted on May 20, 2021 at 3:23 PM by Virginia Smith

In this lesson, students will identify and define the four forces of flight: weight (or gravity), lift, thrust and drag....

Posted on May 3, 2021 at 3:40 PM by Virginia Smith

In this lesson, students will learn the impact of space technology on their lives because of inventions that originated from...

Posted on March 3, 2021 at 12:01 PM by Virginia Smith

In this lesson, students will learn about animals that have traveled to space in research missions. They will discover why...

Posted on February 2, 2021 at 5:53 PM by Virginia Smith

Students will construct a paper rocket and launch it with a straw. In the process, they will learn about concepts...

Posted on December 9, 2020 at 8:26 AM by Virginia Smith

In this astronomy lesson for young learners, students will make connections with their own experiences looking at a night sky....

Posted on September 28, 2020 at 3:56 PM by Virginia Smith

In this lesson, students will analyze and define the word "astronaut" and also identify purposes of a spacesuit as they...

Posted on July 16, 2020 at 2:56 PM by Virginia Smith

In this lesson, cadets and students will learn about the basics of how flight works by creating a simple foam...
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