website is designed to help children learn about aeronautics,
with an emphasis on aircraft engines. Lesson plans on
the history, dynamics, and propulsion of airplanes are
Laboratory for Science Technology (ALLSTAR)
plans and experiments on the Principles of Aviation,
Aerospace, and The History of Aeronautics are available
on this website. Clearly established levels of understanding
for different 'and age-ranges are a strength of this
Services Program (AESP)
AESP enhances awareness and understanding of scientific
and technology advances growing out of NASA's mission
of research, discovery, and exploration. NASA provides
assistance and support in updating science, math, geography,
and technology curricula by utilizing new and evolving
instructional technologies and teaching strategies.
|Beginners Guide to Propulsion
interactive website serves as a guide to how jet engines
work. Activities, data, and engine simulations are available
for teachers and students.
|Consider a Career in
Consider a Career in Aerospace Poster encourages young
women to pursue careers in math, science, engineering,
and technology. It provides information and activities
that relate past, present, and future careers in aerospace.
program presents junior high school students with some
of the same aeronautical and engineering design chK-16enges
faced by NASA scientists today. Students work together
to design, build, test, and redesign models that meet
specific criteria to counteract common engineering difficulties.
Experimental Aircraft Association offers a wide variety
of opportunities for teacher and students interested
in building or modeling their own airplanes.
Exploring Program is a division of The Boy scouts of
America, which provides students with career exploration
opportunities focused on engineering, computer science,
|Exploring the Extreme
F-15 Active is an aircraft used by NASA to explore the
extreme limits of aerospace technology. This poster
includes activities for measuring the angles of wings
and tails of the F-15 and several other airplanes.
|General Aviation Design
NASA sponsored design competition provides university
students throughout the country with an opportunity
to explore the latest developments in smK-16 aircraft
transport, design, and technology systems.
|High Speed Civil Transport
and assemble a model of the Supersonic HSCT airplane.
Get current information on advanced aircraft, and aeronautics
programs and developments.
|K-8 Aeronautics Internet
lesson plans, demonstrations, activities and information
on aerospace careers are available. Detailed information
on the Wright Brother's Flight Process, including journal
entries, are also featured.
KAAMS teacher website supplies problem based learning
opportunities that get students involved in authentic
aeronautics-based remote-sensing missions conducted
by NASA scientists.
project helps integrate NASA research and technology
into the K-14 curriculum through web-based resources,
computer simulations, and videoconferences. Many ready-made
lesson plans, activities, and experiments that deal
with the science of aerodynamics are available.
Connect is an award winning series of instructional
television programs that are proven to capture the imagination
of elementary and middle school students. This program
establishes connections between NASA research and math,
science, aeronautics, and technology content taught
in the classroom.
|NASA Education Workshops
provide educators with an opportunity to observe state-of-the-art
research and development while directly interacting
with experts at a NASA Field Center.
website features weekly educational activities and updates
on cutting edge research and development for elementary,
middle, and high school students. Each week two new
articles on aeronautics technology with lesson plans
and adapted activities are featured.
|NASA Quest Aero Design
resource K-16ows teachers and students to see NASA employees
performing aeronautics design and research in wind tunnels
and flight simulators. Hear from NASA engineers as they
design safer, more efficient, quieter, and faster airplanes.
|NASA Quest's Women of
Women of NASA is intended for young women to pursue
careers in math and science. The materials provide profiles
of successful women, and the opportunity to participate
in interactive events.
interactive website, designed for children with physical
disabilities, contains activities relating math to aeronautics.
|The NASA Science Files
Science Files are an educational television program
designed to enhance and enrich the teaching of math
and science in '3-5. This program deals with numerous
topics related to aviation, aerospace, science, technology,
|The Wright Brothers
pair of posters includes "The Process of Invention"
and "Innovation Through Flight". Both posters showcase
the vital role that engineering has played in human
|The Wright Way
about the development of the first manned, powered flight
from its conception through research and experimentation,
to success and beyond. This website features facts,
lesson plans, simulations, activities, and contains
information on how to participate in the Centennial
of Flight Celebration.
|Tools of The Trade Poster
poster features research aircraft, and contains hands-on
activities for building and experimenting with basic
wing/tail canard configurations
interactive website, designed to teach decision making
and problem-solving skills, guides students through
an exploration of the world of aeronautics. Learn the
principles of flight, flight planning, see large wind
tunnels in operation, consider career options, and more.
|Wind Tunnel Teacher's
major parts of a wind tunnel are described, and animation
is used to demonstrate how they operate. This guide
provides a classroom activity in which a teacher can
design their own wind tunnel.