The Science Behind Aviation

From the Wright Brothers successes at Kitty Hawk to the supersonic jets of today, aviation has completely changed the way we live, work and play. View this program archive to learn from engineers, pilots, and other aviation specialists as we investigate the scientific principles, engineering design, and construction processes that make successful flight possible. To obtain more details about the program including a time-coded program agenda, related curriculum standards, program objectives, program learning activities, and additional video and web resources related to the program, click on Educational Material. This program is targeted to students in grades 8-12.

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The Science Behind Aviation

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The Science Behind Aviation

Interact with aviation specialists to investigate scientific principles, engineering design, and construction processes that make successful flight possible.

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Interact with engineers, designers, and scientists working in the field of robotics. Explore methods to design, build, and program robots.

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Interact with civil rights activists and Blues musicians to explore how the power of Blues music affected, and was affected by, America’s Civil Rights movement.

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History in the First Person: Music Moved the Movement: Civil Rights and the Blues (Morning Program)

Interact with civil rights activists and Blues musicians to explore how the power of Blues music affected, and was affected by, America’s Civil Rights movement.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am