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African American Pioneers in Aviation Teacher Guide

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eacher's guide designed for use on its own or as part of a museum visit includes activities that focus on the challenges and successes of African American aviators.

African Americans in Aviation: The 1940's - A Decade of Change

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Teaching poster challenging students to analyze primary documents related to the struggles of African Americans to gain equal opportunity in the field of aviation.

And a Star to Steer Her By Field Trip Guide

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Pre-field-trip teaching guide introducing students to the tools and techniques used to navigate by the stars. Provides classroom activities and background information.

Exploring the Planets

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Teaching poster featuring classroom and gallery activities about spacecraft and tools for studying our solar system.

Living and Working in Space

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Teaching poster that provides information on the environmental conditions and challenges of a career in space. Includes instructions for a number of classroom activities and projects.

Milestones of Flight Teaching Poster

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Teaching poster introducing students to seven of the most historic aircraft and spacecraft in the National Air and Space Museum's collections, asking them to consider technological and social implications.

Reflections on Earth: Biodiversity and Remote Sensing Teacher Guide

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Teacher's guide featuring lessons for interpreting satellite images and field studies. Instructs students on how to monitor forest diversity on a local, regional, and global scale.

Sky Quest Teaching Poster

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Classroom activities designed to prepare students for the National Air and Space Museum Planetarium show, Sky Quest. Explores concepts such as constellations and telescopes.

I Spy in the Sky

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This downloadable activity sheet for preschoolers visiting the National Air and Space Museum invites the children to 'spy' different elements of planes and asks why planes are different from boats or trains.

What's Tops at the National Air and Space Museum?

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Self-guided tour of the National Air and Space Museum, exploring four aircraft and two spacecraft and encouraging students to vote for their favorite at the visit's conclusion. Includes gallery map.

Highlights: National Air and Space Museum Gallery Guide

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Short outline of the Museum's most memorable displays and artifacts, designed to be printed by a visitor prior to an on-site visit.

Kids: National Air and Space Museum Gallery Guide

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Short outline of the Museum's most memorable kid-friendly displays and artifacts, designed to be printed by a visitor prior to an on-site visit. Places special emphasis on hands-on exhibits.

Explore the Space Hangar

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Downloadable PDF self-guided tour of James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the Udvar-Hazy Center. Includes many educational activities for students.

What's Tops at the Udvar-Hazy Center?

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With this self-guided tour of the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center (Reston, VA), children are encouraged to vote for their favorite aircraft and spacecraft. Includes a gallery map.

Space: National Air and Space Museum Gallery Guide

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Short outline of the Museum's most memorable space-related displays and artifacts, designed to be printed by a visitor prior to an on-site visit.

National Air and Space Museum Educational Publications

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Educational publications created by the National Air and Space Museum, some available for downloading.

McDonnell Space Hangar Highlights

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Guided tour at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center exploring the new home of the Space Shuttle Enterprise and other space artifacts.

Journeys of Flight: Story Time

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Reserve online for visits to the Learning Lab at the Udvar-Hazy Center outside of Washington, D.C. The program includes stories of the Wright brothers' invention, the life of pilot Bessie Coleman, and the first trip to the moon. There is also a hands-on activity. For preK-K.

Mission to Mars Learning Lab

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Science demonstration at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center exploring the latest discoveries from the surface of Mars with the twin rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, as well as Mars' geology.

Paper Airplane Design Learning Lab

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Science demonstration at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center exploring the concept of stability through hands-on student participation in experimental design, data collection, and graphing to create and test paper airplanes.

To the Moon and Beyond

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Reserve online for visits to the Learning Lab at Udvar-Hazy Center outside of Washington, D.C. Through hands-on activities, the program introduces students to the history of lunar exploration: the obstacles to working on the moon, what was learned from the Apollo missions, and what can still be learned by returning. Students work as 'mission design teams' to create a moon habitat that could support human life. For grades 3-6.

We Can Fly!

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Reserve online for visits to the Learning Lab at Udvar-Hazy Center outside of Washington, D.C. In this program, students experience the steps involved in taking a commercial flight and learn the basics of how an airplane flies. Includes stories and hands-on activities. For grades K-2.

Air Transportation ��� Past, Present, and Future

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Guided tour at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center exploring the evolution of aircraft that contributed to the growth of the air transportation industry.

Highlights Tour

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Guided tour of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center telling the history of human flight through the technology, historical events, and heroic stories associated with aircraft on display at the Center.
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