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STEM Activities and Aviation Career Exploration for Your Kids

Inspire a Passion for STEM While Preparing Them for Their Future

AeroEducate is a FREE, online, self-paced learning and activity program that you and your K-12 child can explore together to get excited about science, technology, engineering, and math by using the thrill of aviation as a framework.

Whether you’re just looking for simple, downloadable aviation-themed activity pages for your kindergartener or you are guiding your high school student through projects that can help them with their next award-winning science fair project, AeroEducate can inspire your child’s next great adventure!

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DIY STEM Activities for Kids

AeroEducate provides fascinating activities, experiments, projects, and experiences that your child will not only look forward to, but will also provide age-appropriate mental stimulation to get them excited about learning something new. Who knows? Your child may also discover a whole new passion along the way!

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Achievement Badging

As your child completes AeroEducate activities, points toward achievement badges may be earned as they progress through the grade levels. AeroEducate badges can be a great way for your child to feel a sense of accomplishment for their hard work. What’s more, when applying to colleges, or seeking aviation-related employment, AeroEducate badges are nationally-recognized by our industry partners.

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Aviation Scholarship and Career Resources

Aviation is one of those careers that seems like it would be difficult to break into because of cost, but it doesn’t have to be. AeroEducate provides resources to help you and your child navigate the aviation industry so your child’s dream can be within their reach. From student EAA membership to aviation educational scholarships, AeroEducate breaks down the barriers to participation in aviation so it can be enjoyed by everyone.

How will AeroEducate benefit my child?

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Fun While Learning

Activities are based on STEM fundamentals, are self-paced, and designed to be fun so your child will be learning while they work on projects that are interesting to them.

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Free Young Eagles Flight and EAA Student Membership

A free, introductory Young Eagles Flight is just one of many exciting activities within the AeroEducate Program. An EAA Student Membership is also available for free to anyone between the ages of 8 and 18.

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Career Pathway Exploration

Help your child explore different careers in aviation that they can start learning about now to prepare them for their dream job later.

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Connections to Aviation Industry Leaders

EAA has partnered with some of the top companies in aviation who have not only helped create our educational content, but can also be great allies in networking within the aviation industry. 

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Connections to Aviation Industry Leaders

EAA has partnered with some of the top companies in aviation who have not only helped create our educational content, but can also be great allies in networking within the aviation industry. 

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Free Young Eagles Flight and EAA Student Membership

A free, introductory Young Eagles Flight is just one of many exciting activities within the AeroEducate Program. An EAA Student Membership is also available for free to anyone between the ages of 8 and 18.

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Fun While Learning

Activities are based on STEM fundamentals, are self-paced, and designed to be fun so your child will be learning while they work on projects that are interesting to them.

Encourage your child to sign up for a free AeroEducate account now and watch them discover a whole new passion!

Aviation Activities for Your Chapter

Activities are grouped by grade level so you can find projects they are ready for your chapter.

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Grades K-2

Activities range in length from 20 to 30 minutes with structured activity design where students follow a teacher's directions.

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Grades 3-5

In these 30-to-40 minute projects, teachers will be able to present a problem and provide resources while students get to make some independent choices about various stages of the activity.

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Grades 6-8

Students get to explore their own innovative ideas as teachers pose a challenge and students design or improve a project independently in these 40-to-50 minute activities.

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Grades 9-12

Designed to encourage more critical thinking, students can experiment with iterative or independently-driven activities that take about 40-to-60 minutes.

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Capstone Project

Once the students have worked their way up through the AeroEducate program, they can earn the ultimate badge by submitting their goals and plan for their dream career in aviation. Career plans are reviewed in part by our aviation industry partners for additional networking and exposure.

Aviation Activities for Your Chapter

Activities are grouped by grade level so you can find projects they are ready for your chapter.

EAA AeroEducate Talon Badge

Talon Badge

Grades K-2

Activities range in length from 20 to 30 minutes with structured activity design where students follow a teacher's directions.

EAA AeroEducate Aviore Badge

Aviore Badge

Grades 3-5

In these 30-to-40 minute projects, teachers will be able to present a problem and provide resources while students get to make some independent choices about various stages of the activity.

EAA AeroEducate AeroPioneer Badge

AeroPioneer Badge

Grades 6-8

Students get to explore their own innovative ideas as teachers pose a challenge and students design or improve a project independently in these 40-to-50 minute activities.

EAA AeroEducate AeroExpedition Badge

AeroExpedition Badge

Grades 9-12

Designed to encourage more critical thinking, students can experiment with iterative or independently-driven activities that take about 40-to-60 minutes.

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AeroEducate Badge

Capstone Project

Once the students have worked their way up through the AeroEducate program, they can earn the ultimate badge by submitting their goals and plan for their dream career in aviation. Career plans are reviewed in part by our aviation industry partners for additional networking and exposure.

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Brought to you by EAA

EAA is a membership organization with more than 225,000 members whose mission is to grow participation in aviation.

EAA offers the fun and camaraderie of participating in the flying, building, and restoring of recreational aircraft with the most passionate community of aviation enthusiasts of all ages.

In 2018 EAA saw an industry demand for the next generation of pilots, engineers, and mechanics. To help meet that demand, EAA developed AeroEducate, which is designed to cultivate the next leaders in aviation by supporting youth and their goals in aviation. 

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Inspiring Aviation Testimonials

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Nick Meyer

Air Traffic Controller


Nick Meyer

"Regardless of the path you take in aviation, the sense of achievement and satisfaction that aviation brings makes all the hard work worth it! I'm living my dream each and every day thanks to aviation!"

Scholarship Recipient


Bryce Wiekrykas

Scholarship Recipient


Bryce Wiekrykas

"Thanks to the EAA, I was able to receive the Ray Aviation Scholarship. This scholarship gave me the opportunity to fly up to four times a week for months on end, increasing my proficiency and decreasing the time it took to receive my license."

EAA Student Member


Julian Ryan Orrs-Wright

EAA Student Member


Julian Ryan Orrs-Wright

"Look for scholarships if your family isn't able to financially support the training. See your goal at the end of the finish line and keep your eyes on the prize."

Developed with Thanks to Contributing Partners

 

AeroEducate was developed in partnership with leading industry organizations. Each partner has contributed their input, ideas and support to ensure that this program is successful. They have helped create activities and develop the career pathways that youth can use to help guide them on their journey into the world of aviation.

 
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