USA Science and Engineering Festival – America’s Largest STEM Education Event
The 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival, the largest science festival in the United States, features nationwide contests and school programs during the 2013/2014 school year, including our popular ‘Nifty Fifty’ science speaker program. The Festival culminates in a 2-day Grand Finale Expo on April 26-27, 2014, with Sneak Peek Friday on April 25, and the US News STEM Solutions Conference on April 23-25. New this year: X-STEM – presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation and MedImmune – an Extreme STEM Symposium for middle and high school students on April 24.”
Lockheed Constellation – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
“Lockheed Constellation (“Connie”) is a propeller-driven airliner built by Lockheed Corporation between 1943 and 1958 at its Burbank, California, facility. A total of 856 aircraft were produced in numerous models,”
Think Mech for Kids! Discover the World of Mechanical Engineering!
Photo Gallery – Triple Tails
“The Armagnac was a cantilever mid-wing monoplane with retractable tricycle landing gear designed for transatlantic service. A number of versions were planned from a 60-passenger “sleeping berth” version to 84-passenger, 108-passenger and 160-passenger versions.
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, Long Island, NY 11530 • 516-572-4111
“Long Island’s Air and Space Museum
Dedicated to preserving Long Island’s rich aerospace heritage of discovery and to inspiring future generations through science and technology.”
Teachers learn about STEM resources for the classroom – Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
” PATH (Pilots And Teachers Handbook) materials, said Katie Pribyl, vice president of communications. The free PATH Handbook includes 11 modules for middle-school-aged students, along with worksheets, exercises, quizzes, and learning objectives on topics such as weight and balance, flight controls, weather, and aviation history. It can be ordered from AOPA or downloaded free of charge. Pribyl said. Supplemental materials are available for other age groups, including connect-the-dots puzzles for kindergarten through third grade and an aviation career guide for those in grades 9 through 12.”
“The Higgs Boson – Born on the 4th of July Classroom Poster”
Build a Plane teens reunite with the Glasairs they built – Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
“Seven of the eight students traveled to AirVenture to spend a week at the show promoting the GAMA/Build a Plane project. Adhering to a schedule as packed as that of any airshow performer, they stopped at the GAMA/Build a Plane exhibit on July 29 to visit briefly with “their” airplanes. “
AOPA Pilot Blog: Reporting Points
regular summary of aviation news
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