STEM Activities to Elevate Your Teaching

FREE Aviation-themed Activities for Your Classroom

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AeroEducate is a Teacher’s Toolbox for Aviation and STEM Activities

Looking for new ways to get your students excited about science, technology, engineering, and math? Enhance your existing K-12 curriculum with FREE, fun, and standards-compliant grab-and-go aviation-themed activities designed to cultivate students’ passion for careers in flight and STEM.

Developed by EAA to encourage curiosity and invite youth to explore pathways to careers in aviation, you can create a new spark for your students by using the fascination of flight as a framework and a source of inspiration.

AeroEducate Classroom Resources

AeroEducate activities are designed to specifically integrate into your existing curriculum. With peer-reviewed content built in conjunction with North Carolina State University and vetted through standard-compliant curriculums, you can find STEM teaching resources for a variety of student interests and grade levels. Educational materials have also been provided by top aviation partners who know what students need to learn to work toward a career in aviation, engineering, mechanics, business, and more.

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AeroEducate Classroom Resources

AeroEducate activities are designed to specifically integrate into your existing curriculum. With peer-reviewed content built in conjunction with North Carolina State University and vetted through standard-compliant curriculums, you can find STEM teaching resources for a variety of student interests and grade levels. Educational materials have also been provided by top aviation partners who know what students need to learn to work toward a career in aviation, engineering, mechanics, business, and more.

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Standards-compliant Activities ›

Toolkit ›

Student Career Guidance ›

Learning Beyond the Classroom ›

Standards-compliant Activities

Classroom activities are compliant with Core Curriculum, Next Generation Science Standards, and Standards for Technological Literacy.

Toolkit

Learn from our teacher training tools to help you seamlessly deliver AeroEducate content into your classroom.

Student Career Guidance

Help your students discover how they can take their love for STEM and turn that into a future career by exploring aviation career pathways.

Learning Beyond the Classroom

Introduce your students to the AeroEducate Badging Program with additional projects, experiments, and aviation experiences they can work toward outside of the classroom.

Create your free teacher account now for unlimited access to AeroEducate classroom resources.

FREE STEM Classroom Projects You Can Use Right Now

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Customized Content

Organized eLearning content with an aviation theme all in one location. Activities are banded by grade level for easy integration into your classroom.

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Prepare Your Students for Their Future

Resources to provide your students clear pathways to a long-term career and scholarships to help fund their goals.

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Full Access

Unlimited access to all AeroEducate online learning materials. Create a free teacher account and you can download any and all materials you need.

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Build on Your Existing Lesson Plans

Supplemental STEM-based activities that enhance your curriculum. Choose the perfect activities to meet your learning objectives

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Build on Your Existing Lesson Plans

Supplemental STEM-based activities that enhance your curriculum. Choose the perfect activities to meet your learning objectives

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Prepare Your Students for Their Future

Resources to provide your students clear pathways to a long-term career and scholarships to help fund their goals.

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Customized Content

Organized eLearning content with an aviation theme all in one location. Activities are banded by grade level for easy integration into your classroom.

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2023-06-17 Project Jackpot-Zenith CH-750 Youth Build

Youth project to assemble Zenith Cruzer CH-750 from a factory kit. The building project meets every Saturday in our hangar at Whiteman Airport. Time period is typically 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm with work primarily performed between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Youth are primarily middle and high school students plus several special case grade school students. Attendance is typically 15 to 25 youth and 10 to 15 adults. Experienced EAA members serve as instructors and safety monitors.

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2024-01-13 EAA Breakfast

Full Breakfast! Young Eagles flights after breakfast. Membership meeting 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 6:30

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2024-03-02 Planes Cars and Coffee

Do you have a car you want to display? Or maybe need a reason to get the airplane out of the hangar? Or maybe just want to come have a cup of coffee and some breakfast while talking to fellow enthusiasts? If so. . . Join us at Classic Air on the Western Nebraska Regional Airport (KBFF). EAA Chapter 608 will be hosting breakfast and coffee. Young Eagles flights will be available for youth ages 8-17, sign up here: YEDay.org (registration opens 30 days prior).

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2024-03-30 Young Eagles Day Columbus GA

First time flyer registration opens Mar 1. Repeat flyer registration open Mar 23

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2024-04-20 Young Eagles Rally

YOUNG EAGLE'S FLIGHTS: The tentative date for the "Young Eagles flight Experience" is schedule for Saturday, April 20, 2024 with a rain/weather date the following Saturday, April 27, 2024 YoungEaglesDay.org › Registration now open for a Young Eagles flight using EAA's online registration tool or contact the Airport for registration information 574-753-4300.

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2024-06-01 Planes Cars and Coffee

Do you have a car you want to display? Or maybe need a reason to get the airplane out of the hangar? Or maybe just want to come have a cup of coffee and some breakfast while talking to fellow enthusiasts? If so. . . Join us at Classic Air on the Western Nebraska Regional Airport (KBFF). EAA Chapter 608 will be hosting breakfast and coffee. Young Eagles flights will be available for youth ages 8-17, sign up here: YEDay.org (registration opens 30 days prior).

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Aviation Activities by Grade Level

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Grades K-2

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

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Grades 3-5

With projects that take about 30 to 40 minutes each, teachers 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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Opportunities beyond AeroEducate are available for adults who are interested in learning more about aviation, becoming a pilot, mentoring young aviators, or just being part of a vibrant and enthusiastic community. Interested?

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Inspiring Aviation Testimonials

Air Traffic Controller


Nick Meyer

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Nick Meyer

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

EAA Student Member


Julian Ryan Orrs-Wright

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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."

Scholarship Recipient


Bryce Wiekrykas

Scholarship Recipient


Bryce Wiekrykas

"Thanks to 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."

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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