5th-12th Grade AeroStar Advanced Aviation Exploration Fall 2021 Program

5th-12th Grade AeroStar Advanced Aviation Exploration students will have the opportunity to participate in weekly virtual classes twice a week and in-person activity days every Saturday at Olive Harvey College. Topics such as Introduction to Aviation, Aircraft Anatomy, and so much more will be covered!
A class of students and teachers smiling in front of a plane

Course curriculum

  • 1

    WELCOME TO THE 5TH-12TH GRADE AEROSTARS AVIATION EXPLORATION FALL 2021 PROGRAM

    • Thank you for enrolling!

  • 2

    Click HERE for Weekly Live Zoom Lessons & Instructor Office Hours

    • 5th-12th Grade Live Virtual Class and Office Hours Link

  • 3

    In-Person Activity Day, Saturday October 16th

    • Activity Day Outline

  • 4

    Intro to Aviation (Week of October 18th)

    • Weekly Lesson Agenda

    • Introduction to Aviation and Aerospace

    • Introduction to Aviation and Aerospace Presentation Slides

    • Activity 1: Terminology Check and Word Scramble

    • Activity 2: Facts and Impact

    • Quiz: Intro to Aviation and Aerospace

    • Resource Links: Aviation and Aerospace

  • 5

    In-Person Activity Day Saturday October, 23rd

    • Activity Day Outline

  • 6

    History of Aviation (Week of October 25th)

    • History of Aviation

    • History of Aviation Presentation Slides

    • Activity 1: Significant First Flights Match Up

    • Activity 2: History of Aviation Word Search

    • Quiz: History of Aviation

    • Resource Links: History of Aviation

  • 7

    In-Person Activity Day Saturday October, 30th

    • Activity Day Outline

  • 8

    Flight Theory (Week of November 1st)

    • Introduction: Flight Theory

    • Presentation: Flight Theory

    • Activity 1: Bernoulli’s Principle Paper

    • Activity 2: Center of Gravity Balancing Act

    • Quiz: Flight Theory

    • Resources Links: Flight Theory

  • 9

    In-Person Activity Day Saturday November, 6th

    • Activity Day Outline

  • 10

    Aircraft Anatomy (Week of November 8th)

    • Introduction: Aircraft Anatomy

    • Presentation: Aircraft Anatomy

    • Activity 1: Instrument Identification

    • Activity 2: Interior/Exterior Identification

    • Quiz: Aircraft Anatomy

    • Resource Links: Aircraft Anatomy

  • 11

    In-Person Activity Day Saturday November, 13th

    • Activity Day Outline

  • 12

    Weather Basics (Week of November 15th)

    • Introduction: Weather Basics

    • Presentation: Weather Basics

    • Activity 1: Weather Basics Word Scramble

    • Activity 2: Weather Observer and Tornado Tube

    • Quiz: Weather Basics

  • 13

    Airport Basics (Week of November 29th)

    • Introduction: Airport Basics

    • Presentation: Airport Basics

    • Activity 1: Airport Component Word Scramble

    • Activity 2: Airport History Match-up

    • Quiz: Airport Basics

    • Before We Go..

    • Resource Links: Airport Basics

  • 14

    Airspace

    • Weekly Lesson Agenda

  • 15

    Air Traffic Control

    • Weekly Lesson Agenda

  • 16

    Airport Operations and Ground Handling

    • Weekly Lesson Agenda

  • 17

    Aircraft Maintenance

    • Weekly Lesson Agenda

  • 18

    Aviation Safety

    • Weekly Lesson Agenda

  • 19

    Intro to Space

    • Weekly Lesson Agenda

  • 20

    In Person Activity Day, Saturday December 18th

    • Activity Day Outline

  • 21

    SEE YOU SOON!

    • Before We Go...