Node 1: Introduction to Aviation 5th - 8th Grade

Spring 2021

This course is the first of 2 in our Spring 5th-8th Grade Program. It's a 5 week course, 02/13 - 03/13, meets live online on Saturdays for two hours each Saturday. This course is for 5th-8th grade students who are new to AeroStar programs.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Thank you for enrolling!

    • Welcome to Node 1!

    • Before We Begin...

    • Aerostar Entrance Assessment

  • 2

    Click here for Weekly Live Class on Saturdays at 10:00am

    • Weekly Live Class at 10:00am on Saturdays Password: 760580

  • 3

    Module 1: Intro to Aviation and Aerospace

    • Introduction: Introduction to Aviation and Aerospace

    • Presentation: Introduction to Aviation and Aerospace

    • Activity 1: Terminology Check and Word Scramble

    • Activity 2: Facts and Impact

    • Quiz: Intro to Aviation and Aerospace

    • Resource Links: Aviation and Aerospace

  • 4

    Module 2: History of Aviation

    • Introduction: History of Aviation

    • Presentation: History of Aviation

    • Activity 1: Significant First Flights Match Up

    • Activity 2: History of Aviation Word Search

    • Quiz: History of Aviation

    • Resource Links: History of Aviation

  • 5

    Module 3: Aircraft Anatomy

    • Introduction: Aircraft Anatomy

    • Presentation: Aircraft Anatomy

    • Activity 1: Instrument Identification

    • Activity 2: Interior/Exterior Identification

    • Quiz: Aircraft Anatomy

    • Resource Links: Aircraft Anatomy

  • 6

    Module 4: Flight Theory

    • 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

  • 7

    Module 5: Airport Basics

    • Introduction: Airport Basics

    • Presentation: Airport Basics

    • Activity 1: Airport Component Word Scramble

    • Activity 2: Airport History Match-up

    • Quiz: Airport Basics

    • Before We End...

    • Resource Links: Airport Basics