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Introduction to Drones

For Students 8th
Introduction to drones for students interested in becoming licensed drone pilots.  Droneology Jr. is a great set of videos that will introduce students to drones. 
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ROV Pilot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A ROV pilot at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute talks about why his job is interesting. He describes what he does to pilot the vehicles and explains why the job is different every day.
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Pilot a Balloon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Balloons will go where you want them to. Young pilots first add paper clips to a balloon to make it neutrally buoyant. They then use cardboard to steer the balloon in different directions, taking air pressure into account.
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Hot Shots and Hot Jobs: Pilots Enjoy Breathtaking Views and Plentiful Job Options

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
New ReviewWant to travel the world? Enjoy awesome views? Get to wear a snazzy uniform? Then it's a pilot's life for you! A short video introduces job seekers to what it takes to become a pilot.
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Who are the Co-pilots in My Life?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
We could all use some support when making big changes or decisions in life. That's why this lesson focuses on identifying co-pilots to support their college dreams. Kids fill out a worksheet. Then they discuss who will or can be their...
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Pilots

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students read books, learn about the letter p, and have 'p' snacks all to learn about pilots. Students also pretend to fly and draw what they would see if they were flying up in the air.
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Why Flyers Flew

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The "Call of Duty" of a World War I pilot ... Why did they decide to fly and risk their lives? World War I aviators had a new and daunting task of flying above the warfare, which often meant a new type of battle in the sky. Using the...
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Women Air Force Service Pilots

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders evaluate the contributions of female services pilots during World War II. They discuss the service of the women as well as the conditions they confronted. Students compare and contrast the treatment of male and female...
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Pilot Takes Off in Kid-Built Plane

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars read a current events news story an answer vocabulary and comprehension questions. In these real world lessons, student use the internet to watch video clips, read blogs, and research pertaining to the planes and pilots....
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Amelia Earhart: Pilot, Activist, and Legend

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Ideas for introducing the concepts of heroism, women's rights, and the scientific method using the famous Amelia Earhart.
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Fighter Pilots of World War II

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore the types of airplanes that were used in World War II.  In this World History instructional activity, students write a research paper that compares and contrasts three types of American airplanes and three types of...
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Physical Oceanography and Meteorology, Navy Search and Rescue Operation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's an ocean rescue mission! Groups must find a pilot downed off the coast of the Chesapeake Bay. Rescuers must determine the distance needed to travel as well as the heading to get to the pilot's last known position. Taking into...
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The Little Prince: Venn Diagram Exercise

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Compare and contrast your learners' traits to the characters in The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Éxupery. After they complete a Venn diagram comparing themselves to a peer, kids create a three-part Venn diagram to compare themselves...
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Web Adventure -- Oakland to Chicago Flight

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students develop an awareness of mathematics in a diverse number of careers, then describe three duties of a pilot that require mathematical skills. They increase understanding of interpreting data relationships presented in table format.
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TECH:Flight Simulator (Trans)

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Microsoft's Flight simulator is the focal point of this lesson. By participating in this activity, teenagers role-play what is necessary for piloting an airplane. They explore the concepts of flight. You will need to familiarize yourself...
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Analyzing a Photograph of Amelia Earhart

For Teachers K - 2nd
Amelia Earhart forever changed the idea of who could be pilots. The activity helps young academics examine a photo of Amelia Earhart to understand what it tells individuals about the past. Scholars participate in group discussions and...
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What is the Wave/Particle Duality? Part 2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Electrons, neutrons, and photons display behavior explained by wave-particle duality. The video explains how to picture the duality of behaviors in these parts of atoms. The drawings and comparisons to the behavior of water focus on the...
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Is This What Quantum Mechanics Looks Like?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can oil and a speaker help us understand quantum mechanics? An episode of the Veritasium playlist demonstrates the movement of silicone oil droplets on a speaker. The wave motion of the particles seems to mimic the behavior and...
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Introduction to a Flight Computer

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Keep your hands on the wheel—at all times! Scholars learn why pilots use a flight computer through a high-flying demonstration. Making calculations for speed, distance, or time is automatic if you know how to use a flight computer. 
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Rescue Pilot

For Students 5th - 6th
In this reading and using context clues learning exercise, students read about the "Rescue Pilot", recognize bold type words in context, and match the words with their meanings. Students write eight word answers.
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Pilot-Speak

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this communication worksheet, students read about how pilots use the phonetic alphabet to communicate clearly. Students match each letter of the alphabet with a code word.
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Fly Girls: Women Aviators in World War II

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore contributions of Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) during World War II with an engaging history instructional activity. Middle schoolers examine portrayals of women in World War II posters and newsreels, compare and contrast...
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Water Cycle Animation (A lesson involving handheld computer/Palm Pilots)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Fifth graders animate the Water Cycle using Sketchy on the handheld computers. They write an expository paragraph about the stages of the water cycle using "Word-to-Go" on the Handheld computers.
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A Matter of Interpretation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Was the fatal crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 cause by mechanical failure or was it an act of sabotage? The crux of the debate and the subsequent controversy centers on translation of an Arabic phrase uttered by the pilot. The New York...

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