Get off My Planet - Stuff about space

Build your own Mars Helicopter 

https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/build_your_own_mars_helicopter.pdf

At Home AEX Activity for the young

 
Design/Build/Launch Competition

AIAA and Blue Origin are excited to partner on a new program competition titled Design/Build/Launch (DBL).  DBL was created to incite innovation within the next generation of aerospace professionals. Focused on experimental payloads designed to study short-duration microgravity effects, AIAA invites high school students to develop creative research proposals in the fields of microgravity science or space technology, pairing your experiment with a public outreach plan to share the excitement of the field with others.  

The top proposal will receive a free spaceflight for your payload on Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket and an $1,000 grant to prepare and develop your experiment for your flight.

 
Go for Launch
AIAA is excited to team with Higher Orbits to bring students interested in space an exceptional hands-on experience through Go for Launch! This multiday program sparks the imagination of students in grades 8-12, and introduces leadership principles, teamwork, and problem-solving skills through science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM). AIAA is proud to support this program by providing educational resources as students compete to have their experiment launched to the International Space Station. Stand by for 2021 dates. (as of Feb 8, 2021)
 
Reach for the Stars - National Rocket Competition
Check out the links on the right.
 
Link Observatory Space Science Institute

 

International Space Station Activity Book

https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/iss_activity_book.pdf

The Challenger Center - Stem at home - grades 3 to 9+  science lessons and planning trips to the Moon and Mars. https://www.challenger.org/challenger_lessons/stem-at-home/?blm_aid=10875905&fbclid=IwAR3PwOWuJc-61-BQh5wP3mnU7jcAa7bc09K61-at0B-WgLXV7WqlWOtTIpk

NASA and JPL - Living in space https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/learn/project/imagine-youre-an-astronaut/?fbclid=IwAR3VJDPiTYVTngyOpdF1VEJAUOqUlta2NcXZAY3MdkwHPJp1Ksg3K6842UU

US National Lab and ISS - Science Lessons and Activities https://www.issnationallab.org/stem/learn-at-home/?utm_source=Ambassador+Announcement&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Learn-at-Home&utm_content=Learn+at+Home+website&fbclid=IwAR1eJeFfcEICnU5SOtRJa9vBV68CQIvNSAepZE2idIMjk5qgB3E-ohf3j1s

Making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in space https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+living+on+the+internatinal+space+station&&view=detail&mid=2CCC15629648E0A84AD62CCC15629648E0A84AD6&rvsmid=0DAE71C4FD4A4A2DE2930DAE71C4FD4A4A2DE293&F ORM=VDQVA

Living and Working on the Space Station https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+living+on+the+internatinal+space+station&docid=608049076736033708&mid=0DAE71C4FD4A4A2DE2930DAE71C4FD4A4A2DE293&view=detail&FORM=VIRE (Living and Working on the International Space Station.) 

Repairing the Hubble Telescope in Space https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+hubble+repair&&view=detail&mid=8D56E0D990CD4B4A03418D56E0D990CD4B4A0 341&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520hubble%2520repair%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVDMH%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dyou%2520tube %2520hubble%2520repair%26sc%3D0-22%26sk%3D%26cvid%3DC568674EA93C46BEA9EB7A3032F2BB60

Rocket Fuels 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=different+kinds+of+rockets&&view=detail&mid=457194C31A044FA3E145457194C31A044FA3E 145&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Ddifferent%2520kinds%2520of%2520rockets%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVR%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Ddifferent%2520kinds %2520of%2520rocket%26sc%3D8-25%26sk%3D%26cvid%3D022BB7E4B7154E3181744F54EA8539BB 

Rockets and Missiles 53 min 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search? q=types+of+rockets&&view=detail&mid=5EB5D97D0208E60B9F285EB5D97D0208E60B9F28&&F ORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dtypes%2520of%2520rockets%26qs%3Dn %26form%3DQBVDMH%26sp%3D-1%26ghc%3D2%26pq%3Dtypes%2520of%2520rock%26sc %3D8-13%26sk%3D%26cvid%3D6F8375099187450EB8E23B4C4D468460 

Rocket Staging 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search? q=multisatage+rockes&&view=detail&mid=33678C3E3AD4A1000C3B33678C3E3AD4A1000C3B& &FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dmultisatage%2520rockes%26qs%3Dn %26form%3DQBVR%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dmultisatage%2520rockes%26sc%3D8-18%26sk%3D %26cvid%3D45369DAE55024472AB88863E21A36437 

History of Rockets 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=rolcket+history+you+tube&&view=detail&mid=0915A2AB5922C040B33C0915A2AB5922C040B 33C&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Drolcket%2520history%2520you %2520tube%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVR%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Drolcket%2520history %2520you%2520tube%26sc%3D0-24%26sk%3D%26cvid%3D9B98462C44274F05A8084ABB9548B40F 

How Do Rockets Work 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+how+do+rockets+workrockets&qpvt=you+tube+how+do+rockets+workrockets&view=d etail&mid=FD217F2332188FD93955FD217F2332188FD93955&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru= %2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dyou%2Btube%2Bhow%2Bdo%2Brockets%2Bworkrockets%26qpvt%3Dyou%2Btube%2Bhow%2Bdo%2Brockets%2Bworkrockets%26FORM%3DVDRE 

National Association of Rocketry (NAR) offers Teachers and Youth Group Leaders Resources

 The NAR offers Free Resource downloads (http://www.nar.org/educational-resources/) produced by members who have helped teachers and youth group leaders like yourself all over the United States.

 

National Association of Rockets (& LtCol Michael Castania, CAP, NJW)

A Good Time for a Productive Distraction

In NAR we would say anytime is a good time to build a rocket, but in this unsettled moment we are now enduring where much of the country is sequestered at home, building a rocket kit is a productive distraction. As a teacher, your school where you work and your children's school as well may be closed so this unexpected furlough is a chance for their enrichment and your professional development. Hopefully you will have the local retailers who sell rockets that are still open, at least enough to "pick up curbside," but if not there are many vendors online for shopping and delivery. Rockets need only household tools for assembly-white glue, sandpaper, tape, items you probably already have.  In an day of concentrated effort and you will have your bird completed. There are plenty of videos online for help https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxQ7vGgXx5Y, or see https://www.nar.org/educational-resources/model-rocket-building-techniques/. Then you can explore how to use the rocket in your class. There are resources at https://www.nar.org/educational-resources/. By the time the weather gets warmer you'll be able to go out and fly, hopefully with your class or a rocket club. The national crisis upon us will pass and we will have clear skies again. Let's build for that day!

Design the vehicles to be the first to race on the moon   https://moonmark.space/moon-mark-and-intuitive-machines-partner-to-launch-first-ever-race-on-the-moon/

NASA Video, podcast and books https://www.nasa.gov/specials/nasaathome/index.html

NASA - Take tours of tours of various labs by selecting from a list. Lots of icons to click on. It is worth making the sound work, easy to move and navigate. https://www.nasa.gov/glennvirtualtours

NASA - Take a tour through Hubble Mission Control by watching several videos. Pause/finish one video before starting the next or both will play at the same time. Use full screen mode to see everything discussed.  https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/hubble-360-degree-virtual-tour

NASA - Take a virtual tour of the Langley VA facility - Tour is a picture with a pretty good zoom feature and a lot of reading. Very informative links in the reading. Good if you are doing a term paper. Best way to find the "tours" is to type "virtual tours" into the search box in the top right. Best part for me was the "Galleries" Most are free to copy and use. 

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/virtual-tour-goes-behind-the-scenes-at-nasa-langley  

NASA  - We might finally be back in the space business!!  A short article

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/01/world/nasa-spacex-crew-dragon-launch-scn/index.html 

JPL - View of Mars

https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/video/details.php?id=1611

JPL - Plans to get samples from Mars

https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/video/details.php?id=1609

AI 4 Mars - Help teach Mars Rovers how to classify terrain.

https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/hiro-ono/ai4mars

Planet 4 - Explore the weather and geography of Mars' South Pole region.

https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/mschwamb/planet-four

Protect our planet from solar storms.

https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/lepnoir/protect-our-planet-from-solar-storms

Kepler's Second Mission - Discover new planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy.

https://www.zooniverseorg/projects/ianc2/exoplanet-explorers

Smithsonian  https://airandspace.si.edu/gsearch/Lesson%2BPlans

Lesson plans on space and aircraft. (List on left)

Click on the objects for interesting side stories

Smithsonian Air and Space Museum - Lots of links and videos https://airandspace.si.edu/learn?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=ad&utm_campaign=k12resources&fbclid=IwAR17BQP6JJpKHkgNAkwIsoeIhH3pd5-mwbrJkKLIdLdaDDxgNDVMMj06dj4

Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Virtual Tour - Get the layout of the building by rotating until you see a green square with the arrow. click on the arrow to go to that hall.  hard to see exhibits - read articles by clicking on images on the right.

https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/editorial/your-tour-through-national-air-and-space-museum           

Smithsonian walk around the Shuttle Discovery - Let the audio play and when done press the arrow on either side of the screen. This is not a self-guided tour. Space Shuttle Discovery

National Air and Space Museum Join your hosts as they tell fascinating stories from one of the world's most visited museums, the National Air and Space Museum, which contains the largest and most significant collection of air- and spacecraft in the world.

  • Have you ever wished on a shooting star? Learn why meteor showers occur, when's the best time to watch and what you're actually looking at (spoiler: most meteors are A LOT smaller than you think).
  • Don't miss a thing! Join the AirSpace hosts for a rewatch of the 1998 film Armageddon to see how many inaccuracies they could find, including a few things that seemed ridiculous, but actually turned out to be true!

How do Satellites Get and Stay in Orbit  https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+weather+satellites&&view=detail&mid=10AE2AC6F625374BE0FC10AE2AC6F625374 BE0FC&&FORM=VDRVRV

Satellite Types and Orbits 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=types+of+satellites+you+tube&ru=%2fvideos%2fsearch%3fq%3dtypes%2520of%2520satellites%2520you%2520tube%26qs%3dn%26form%3dQBVDMH%26sp%3d-1%26pq%3dtypes%2520of%2520satellites%2520you%2520tube%26sc%3d0-28%26sk%3d %26cvid%3d1F2F48668F4346AFAB006818F07F65CF&view=detail&mid=F29CD66577F0DB93CC98F29CD66577F0DB93CC98&&FORM=VDRVRV 

Scale of Solar System time, planets distance https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+scale+of+solar+system&docid=608017543075008410&mid=B3673CCE2491AE7D75E CB3673CCE2491AE7D75EC&view=detail&FORM=VIRE 

Celestial Objects 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search? q=celestial+objects&&view=detail&mid=8CCF0152303167DB8AD58CCF0152303167DB8AD5&&F O RM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dcelestial%2520objects%26qs%3Dn%26form %3DQBVDMH%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dcelestial%2520object%26sc%3D8-16%26sk%3D%26cvid %3D869E6F8C49614604B869BB90E4EBBCA3 

Magnetosphere 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search? q=youtube+magnetosphere&&view=detail&mid=B9B58EA251D72DE69FC3B9B58EA251D72DE69 FC3&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dyoutube%2520magnetosphere%26qs%3DSC%26form%3DQBVDMH%26sp%3D1%26pq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520smagnetosphere %26sc%3D1-23%26cvid%3DC84F0887AC78483D9BB1095070D9E44

Rotation and Revolution 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+space+environment+around+the+earth&&view=detail&mid=F0CE71027EFE46B6741BF0CE71027EFE46B6741B&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520space%2520environment%2520around%2520the%2520earth%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVDMH%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520space%2520environment %2520around%2520the%2520earth%26sc%3D0-43%26sk%3D%26cvid %3DC98FF92D8F2B44A4AC2FA123FE839E74 

Gravity, Weight, and Mass 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search? q=mass+and+gravity+in+space+you+tube&&view=detail&mid=33E917FC3B592D8505B133E917FC 3B592D8505B1&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dmass%2520and%2520gravity%2520in%2520space%2520you%2520tube%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVR%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dmass%2520and%2520gravity%2520in%2520space%2520you%2520tube%26sc %3D0-34%26sk%3D%26cvid%3D13764B00F30248AD9E3DEF1284F9E3A5 

Three links that are fun and educational for the Middle School and Below set

https://www.nasa.gov/nasa-at-home-for-kids-and-families

https://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/educators/programs/au/

https://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/download-search.cfm

Space Exploration Games: https://www.thegamer.com/best-space-exploration-games/

Space: the Final Frontier Activities: Launch students into orbit with Education World activities on the wonders and mystery of pace. https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson212.shtml

Astronomy: Free interactive resources for teaching Earth and space science. Bring out your students' inner scientist with scientifically accurate models & activities. https://learn.concord.org/resources/subject/earth-space?gclid=CjwKCAjw7LX0BRBiEiwA__gNw26QXkD4HOnFo1byKA33b_zfYkKobM4NdvIpN60mPEAY1OYt1FvZVRoCel4QAvD_BwE

Newton's Laws of Motion 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search? q=you+tube+newtons+laws+of+motionm&&view=detail&mid=CA0F9B41D7A468731F24CA0F9B4 1D7A468731F24&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dyou%2520tube %2520newtons%2520laws%2520of%2520motionm%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVR%26sp%3D- 1%26pq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520newtons%2520laws%2520of%2520motionm%26sc%3D1- 32%26sk%3D%26cvid%3DDB58414A32434F0AB561AB1B3C595433 

Discovery Channel - a wide variety of topics including some of the pandering shows but has links to some astronomy stuff listed below.  https://www.discovery.com/

            https://www.discovery.com/science/stuck-at-home--try-looking-up-

            https://www.discovery.com/science/get-celestial-with-lowell-observatory-live-

            https://www.discovery.com/exploration/all-of-the-places-on-the-web-where-you-catch-live-content-from-a                   

EarshSky.org  - Lots of astronomy stuff including date specific events

https://earthsky.org/space/                                                      

Space.com - lots of space stuff but I would click on Space Flight and Science and Astronomy in the dark blue banner at the top.

https://www.space.com/comet-atlas-may-be-brightenting.html                            

Free college courses - Credits and certificates are extra - Several Weeks of material

https://www.edx.org/school/smithsonianx - This one has a Star Trek 

Master Class with Astronaut Chris Hadfield - College Level - 2hr 9m - $180

https://www.masterclass.com/classes/chris-hadfield-teaches-space-exploration?utm_source=Paid&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_term=Aq-Prospecting&utm_content=Image-Thrive&utm_campaign=CH&fbclid=IwAR3kRYG1F-W_o0YuyHtbj-KK4-cnLAITjYDSVaetwrMAc-VuXOJLh-wefGg

 Hands-On Astronomy Activities: https://asppublications.org/education/hands-on-astronomy-activities/

Project: Make a Paper Mars Helicopter  

            Plus, new video tutorial!

Project: Code a Mars Helicopter Video Game

            Plus, new video tutorial!

Mars Activities for Students Collection

Mars Lessons for Educators Collection

Learning Space website

Learning Space on YouTube


Walking Through an Exploded Star: https://chandra.cfa.harvard.edu/vr/casa/

Activity :In conjunction with the virtual tour, answer open questions on the WTES quiz (attached).

Planet Hunters :https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/nora-dot-eisner/planet-hunters-tess

Activity:  Catalogue 5 to 10 interesting or relevant screenshots and offer a short explanation for each of them.

Become a home astronaut - practice you missions just like the astronauts in training

ttps://www.issnationallab.org/stem/learn-at-home/?utm_source=Ambassador+Announcement&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Learn-at-Home&utm_content=Learn+at+Home+website&fbclid=IwAR19I14LsIXiyVcBWOhaFUt7on_fVZhxzzuO0jUvJ5qWZhUnYTbzXcFYgQE

Combine any of these (or add your own suggestions) with CAP's two Astronomy STEM Books for a winning AE lesson. (AE Downloads and Resources)  https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.AEDownloads.Web/

1. Ever wondered what objects are up in the sky? Now you can get familiar with Astronomy by identifying stars, planets, and constellations. Also look up deep sky objects from the Messier and NGC catalogs. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details

2. Like the others, point this at the sky to see what's above you. But then, when you're done, point it down on the ground to get a view of the sky on the other side of the world. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details

3. You don't need to be an astronomer to find stars or constellations in the sky, just open SkyView® Free and let it guide you to their location and identify them. SkyView Free is a beautiful and intuitive stargazing app that uses your camera to precisely spot and identify celestial objects in sky, day or night. Find popular constellations as they fade in and out while you scan across the sky, locate planets in our solar system, discover distant galaxies, and witness satellite fly-bys.

Features:

    • Simple: Point your device at the sky to identify galaxies, stars, constellations, planets, and satellites (including the ISS and Hubble) passing overhead at your location.
    • Night Mode: Preserve your night vision with red or green night mode filters.
    • Augmented Reality (AR): Use your camera to spot objects in the sky, day or night.
    • Sky Paths: Follow the sky track for any object to see it’s exact location in the sky on any date and time.
    • Time Travel: Jump to the future or the past and see the sky on different dates and times.
    • Social: Capture and share beautiful images with friends and family on social networks.
    • Mobile: WiFi is NOT required (does not require a data signal or GPS to function). Take it camping, boating, or even flying!
    • Supports Space Navigator™ binoculars, spotting scope, and telescopes.

What a fun way to teach yourself, your children, your students, or your cadets about our wonderful universe! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details

4. Come explore with NASA and discover the latest images, videos, mission information, news, feature stories, tweets, NASA TV and featured content with the NASA app. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.nasa

Want to get more involved with astronomy? Here is a great resource. American Astronomical Society (AAS) https://aas.org/

All sorts of topics - Check out transparent rockets - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=su9EVeHqizY

 

NEW  Columbia University 60+ Free STEM Resources and Opportunities for BIPOC, AAPIs, and Allies from, you guessed it, Columbia University.
 
 
Free HS STEM/Aviation curriculum from AOPA
 
The Association of American University Women STEM Curriculum  Lessons and career assistance and more targeted at women
 
Ideas for Students at Home
K-12-students/things-to-do-for-students-at-home-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic&source=gmail&ust=1612919928665000&usg=AFQjCNHy3aWF6T-0saEtnhstnB5J1zlqVQ">https://www.aiaa.org/get-involved/k-12-students/things-to-do-for-students-at-home-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic

 

K-12 Teacher Resources
AIAA supplies teachers with all the tools they will need to stir the curiosity of their students, and those tools are fun, engaging, and, mostly, “hands-on,” to ensure the students thrive in their learning environment. From classroom grants, to standards based projects, to Aerospace Micro-Lessons, AIAA is committed to providing students with exceptional learning experiences, and teachers with the tools and resources to create those moments.
 
Aerospace Micro Lessons
The STEM K-12 Committee is proud to present "Aerospace Micro-Lessons." These lessons are easily digestible lessons focused on aerospace principles. Each lesson is broken down into grade levels and are meant to spark conversation and interest in aerospace. Lessons will range from engineering, to mathematics, to physics, to highlighting aerospace anniversaries -- all of which will be presented in a way that easily relates to your students.

 

Classroom Grants provide opportunities for teachers to supplement their lesson plans with hands-on STEM activities that engage students in creative and innovative projects. The program is a great resource for teachers to turn to for activities assistance; each school year $250 and $500 grants are awarded to up to 40 teachers.

 

 

Science and Tech

Pitsco - STEM at home - grades  k - 9 https://resources.pitsco.com/stem-at-home?utm_campaign=STEM%20at%20Home&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=85316498&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9KhDvHDfIUBg8Ya2WX5mKaS-KAmZY908LAPGjNzdF3-iRH1x471fxt3TiBGk99lhi0K6ncDxgcZBs-UW7CgtE-4SozhVzfbg4ZeU0HJieeS0vKFWI&_hsmi=85316498

Philip Morrison Powers of Ten 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ww4gYNrOkkg 

The film begins with an overhead view of a man and woman picnicking in a park at the Chicago lakefront — a one-meter- square overhead image of the figures on a blanket surrounded by food and books they brought with them, one of them being The Voices of Time by J. T. Fraser. The viewpoint, accompanied by expository voiceover by Philip Morrison, then slowly zooms out to a view ten meters across (or 101 m in scientific notation). The zoom-out continues (at a rate of one power of ten per 10 seconds), to a view of 100 meters (102 m) then 1 kilometer (103 m) (where we see the entirety of Chicago), and so on, increasing the perspective and continuing to zoom out to a field of view of 10 24 meters, or the size of the observable universe. The camera then zooms back in at a rate of a power of ten per 2 seconds to the picnic, and then slows back down to its original rate into the man's hand, to views of negative powers of ten—10−1 m (10 centimeters), and so forth, revealing a skin cell and zooming in on it—until the camera comes to quarks in a proton of a carbon atom at 10−16 meter.[1] 

Newton's Laws of Motion 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+newtons+laws+of+motionm&&view=detail&mid=CA0F9B41D7A468731F24CA0F9B41D7A468731F24&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520newtons%2520laws%2520of%2520motionm%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVR%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520newtons%2520laws%2520of%2520motionm%26sc%3D1- 32%26sk%3D%26cvid%3DDB58414A32434F0AB561AB1B3C595433

Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
https://airandspace.si.edu/learn?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=ad&utm_campaign=k12resources&fbclid=IwAR17BQP6JJpKHkgNAkwIsoeIhH3pd5-mwbrJkKLIdLdaDDxgNDVMMj06dj4

Robot build - Challenge Robots Introduction
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/interactive/challenge-robots/

National Geographic - Variety of Topics - GRADE 3-5
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/topics/upper-elementary-resources-remote-learning/?q=&page=1&per_page=25

National Geographic - Variety of Topics - GRADE 6-12 
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/topics/middlehigh-school-resources-remote-learning/?q=&page=2&per_page=25

Discovery Channel Tours of various places - Scroll down to "Search" and click on the down arrow to the left to find topics. Teacher can find help by following the "Virtual Learning Page" link
https://www.discoveryeducation.com/community/virtual-field-trips/                                                           

Discovery Channel - a wide variety of topics including some of the pandering shows but has links to some astronomy stuff listed below.  https://www.discovery.com/

https://www.discovery.com/science/stuck-at-home--try-looking-up-
https://www.discovery.com/science/get-celestial-with-lowell-observatory-live-
https://www.discovery.com/exploration/all-of-the-places-on-the-web-where-you-catch-live-content-from-a                             

EarshSky.org  - Lots of astronomy stuff including date specific events
https://earthsky.org/space/                                                      

Space.com - lots of space stuff but I would click on Space Flight and Science and Astronomy in the dark blue banner at the top.
https://www.space.com/comet-atlas-may-be-brightenting.html                                                                                          

A link to 11 other virtual tours of Science Museums  - This is preview and  ad for 11 museums and the links are normal text underlined in brown. https://interestingengineering.com/11-science-and-tech-museums-you-can-tour-virtually.

Scholastic  31 Best Field Trips  - A link to 31 Virtual Field Tours - some better than other. More towards history, and social sciences    https://www.weareteachers.com/best-virtual-field-trips/     

CNN - The title says it all - a short article

Coronavirus lockdowns have changed the way Earth moves

Discover e - All sorts of science stuff - You can search by topic. Notice Aerospace is one of the topics on the right.

http://www.discovere.org/our-activities?fbclid=IwAR3gpDVpZDceGaqEX-838YWhA0YRJLri3nqF0wVV0MNPtNwCTW861uxyXbg

HowStuffWorks This is my "Go To' resource as it explains thousands of topics, ranging from the flu to black holes to conspiracy theories, with video and illustrations so you can learn how... https://www.howstuffworks.com/

STEM Activities for everyone: https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities?gclid=CjwKCAjw7LX0BRBiEiwA__gNw8dCklh8FmMeSf0lo8OEXC5gvigyJC048ytDWYlGblP2W4xXdfE2mRoCyIIQAvD_BwE

Free STEM curricula access for school districts:  https://www.jason.org/?gclid=CjwKCAjw7LX0BRBiEiwA__gNwzLaRop8A7TqMSBhzUxbX_z4TKHvwNpKXybJMPp9RV5-ewmDcwWHfxoCkdQQAvD_BwE

NASA Aerospace Activities, Lessons, and useful links:  https://www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/aeroact.htm

Sites.google.com A list of websites on lots of topics - lots of overlap but some great new sources.     https://sites.google.com/a/wawg.cap.gov/2012_www/wing-staff/aerospace-education/online-resources

K - 12 Science including aerospace   https://vinsweb.org/at-home-education-resources/

Fairbanks Museum-- Aerospace in the bottom right https://www.fairbanksmuseum.org/explore/virtual-wonders 

For younger students--  https://www.montshire.org/online-resources

https://www.echovermont.org/events-programs/echo-at-home-learning/ 

Weather

The Atmosphere https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+the+atmospherr&&view=detail&mid=CB1D6877D722D1C09529CB1D6877D722D1C0 9529&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520the%2520atmospherr%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVR%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dyou%2520tube %2520the%2520atmospherr%26sc%3D3-23%26sk%3D%26cvid %3D56B61126A1BD4E858BAF390CDA3A92F4

The Atmosphere https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=temperature+in+atmosphere&&view=detail&mid=3BA39B634802DD8354CF3BA39B634802DD8 354CF&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dtemperature%2520in %2520atmosphere%26qs%3DAS%26form%3DQBVR%26sp%3D1%26pq%3Dtemperature%2520in %2520atmosphere%26sc%3D4-25%26cvid%3D211A8E774C144549A4B525B778678709 

Cloud Types https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+coud+types&&view=detail&mid=9BAD675A85DA1B1A48AE9BAD675A85DA1B1A48AE&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520coud%2520types%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVR%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520coud %2520type%26sc%3D2-18%26sk%3D%26cvid%3D7A7470EE58D94C62B9EB8812006982E5 

Air Pressure https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+aatmospheric+pressure&docid=608005521445947258&mid=85A3D87B9501BE70A489 85A3D87B9501BE70A489&view=detail&FORM=VIRE 

Humidity
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+humidity&&view=detail&mid=066AEB4D9CE3D864FCC8066AEB4D9CE3D864FCC8&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520humidity%26qs %3Dn%26form%3DQBVDMH%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520humidity%26sc%3D7-17%26sk%3D%26cvid%3D94CB138C21DA428AB29344F7BCD77140

Ginger Zee  - What makes a hurricane- https://www.facebook.com/gingerzeetv/videos/homeschool-help-3-how-does-a-hurricane-formtag-a-parent-that-may-want-to-use-thi/509730119725503/?__so__=permalink&__rv__=related_videos

Ginger Zee  - What makes a tornado https://www.facebook.com/gingerzeetv/videos/home-school-help-heres-a-tornado-tutorial-you-can-share-with-your-children-who-m/136290371153824/  

Understanding Weather: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/learn-about/met-office-for-schools/other-content/other-resources/understanding-weather

Weather Systems and Patterns: https://www.noaa.gov/education/resource-collections/weather-atmosphere-education-resources/weather-systems-patterns

NWS: National Weather Services - Education resources https://www.weather.gov/owlie/

NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Online resources including satellite data   https://www.noaa.gov/education/stories/staying-in-keep-learning-with-science-activities-kids-and-families-can-do-at-home

NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Online resources https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/education

Smithsonian Air and Space Museum https://airandspace.si.edu/learn?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=ad&utm_campaign=k12resources&fbclid=IwAR17BQP6JJpKHkgNAkwIsoeIhH3pd5-mwbrJkKLIdLdaDDxgNDVMMj06dj4

National Museum of flight - click on all the links and see still shots of all the aircraft https://www.museumofflight.org/Explore-The-Museum/Virtual-Museum-Online                                         

National Museum of the AF - Move through the museum, get a good look at the exhibits, use search function.  You can look for a specific aircraft/person  that may be tied to a Civil Air Patrol Achievement or check out several aircraft and figure out what they have in common.

https://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Visit/Virtual-Tour/                             

National Naval Aviation Museum - Click on the white arrows in the blue circles to move. Click on the white "i" in the blue circle for a close up of the aircraft and info on the aircraft.
https://www.navalaviationmuseum.org/education/virtual-tour/                             

NASA -Take a tour of NASA's Flight Research Center  -Lots of reading - zoom is impressive - check out the latest column on the left  https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/feature/go-for-flight-in-a-virtual-tour-of-nasa-armstrong          

MIT forces on aircraft 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLJzEl5st8s algebra used-advanced 

Forces on an aircraft 

Forces on an aircraft simpler than the MIT presentation 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rQAUHSTJIQ 

Airplane Flight Controls 
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=airplane+control+surfaces&&view=detail&mid=8314543119436567410C8314543119436567410C &&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dairplane%2520control%2520surfaces%26qs%3DMM%26form%3DQBVDMH%26sp%3D2%26pq%3Dairpane%2520controls%26sk%3DMM1%26sc%3D8-16%26cvid%3D1EAA115199084FA6B6B1057ABC07728B 

Primary Flight Controls
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=airplane+control+surfaces&&view=detail&mid=8314543119436567410C8314543119436567410C&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dairplane%2520control%2520surfaces%26qs%3DMM%26form%3DQBVDMH%26sp%3D2%26pq%3Dairpane%2520controls%26sk%3DMM1%26sc%3D8-16%26cvid%3D1EAA115199084FA6B6B1057ABC07728B

Montgolfier Brothers

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=First+Hot+Air+Balloon&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3DFirst%2BHot%2BAir%2BBalloon%26Form%3DVDRSCL%26%3D0&view=detail&mid=666095CE09356B5DE230666095CE09356B5DE230&&FORM=VDRVRV

Glider Flight 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=how+do+gliders+fly&&view=detail&mid=9E9ABEF0DB95232B17ED9E9ABEF0DB95232B17E D&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dhow%2520do%2520gliders%2520fly %26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVDMH%26sp%3D-1%26ghc%3D1%26pq%3Dhow%2520do %2520gliders%2520fly%26sc%3D3-18%26sk%3D%26cvid %3D85A25A128302417EBC22EF639ECB3B67 

 

Gliders

STEM Takes Flight

A standards-based, cloud-based virtual modeling STEM application that guides students through an engaging, realistic glider development process capped by a very cool Airshow -- all before building their actual gliders.. Students actually design and later actually construct an actual working model. What's not to like? Check out the included link and be sure to watch the video

https://www.whiteboxlearning.com/applications/gliders

History of Aviation  1hr46m 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=YouTube+Videos+Aviation+History&&view=detail&mid=BB06DB76E934C991E2A6BB06DB76E934C991E2A6&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=/videos/search?q=YouTube+Videos+Aviation+Histoery&FORM=VDMHRS

P&W How a Jet Engine Works https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=function+of+jet+engines+you+tube&docid=607986400300631092&mid=7DE6D4A6029D3005985 47DE6D4A6029D30059854&view=detail&FORM=VIRE 

piston engine https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=engine+types+you+tube+how+they+work&qpvt=engine+types+you+tube+how+they+work&view= detail&mid=11B59AD7CADD1F86469711B59AD7CADD1F864697&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru= %2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dengine%2Btypes%2Byou%2Btube%2Bhow%2Bthey%2Bwork %26qpvt%3Dengine%2Btypes%2Byou%2Btube%2Bhow%2Bthey%2Bwork%26FORM%3DVDRE 

Airport Markings and Signs 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+airplane+markins+and+signs&&view=detail&mid=AC18E8F3E27D4C62A7A8AC18E8 F3E27D4C62A7A8&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dyou%2520tube %2520airplane%2520markins%2520and%2520signs%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVRMH%26sp %3D-1%26pq%3Dyou%2520tube%2520airplane%2520markins%2520and%2520signs%26sc%3D0- 35%26sk%3D%26cvid%3D5AE4C9226E66418699351E973E975203 

Aircraft Instruments 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=aircraft+instrumens+you+tube&qpvt=aircraft+instrumens+you+tube&view=detail&mid=E36B745C 38682BA18804E36B745C38682BA18804&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq %3Daircraft%2Binstrumens%2Byou%2Btube%26qpvt%3Daircraft%2Binstrumens%2Byou%2Btube %26FORM%3DVDRE 

Basic Parts of a Cessna 172 

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+airplane+parts&ru=%2fvideos%2fsearch%3fq%3dyou%2520tube%2520airplane%2520parts%26qs%3dn%26form%3dQBVR%26sp%3d-1%26pq%3dyou%2520tube%2520airplane%2520parts%26sc%3d5-23%26sk%3d%26cvid%3d2C2AEF03D2714CFA8DB951077F993CEB&view=detail&mid=A9C39476CB2EDDA6EA3AA9C39476CB2EDDA6EA3A&&FORM=VDRVRV

Small Aircraft Engines https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Small+Aircraft+Engines&&view=detail&mid=B9053B2A037D506E32FDB9053B2A037D506E32 FD&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3DSmall%2BAircraft%2BEngines %26FORM%3DVDMHRS 

Airport Tycoon - Manage employees, restaurants, maintenance and more.

https://sites.google.com/site/trendunblockedgames/airport-tycoon  

  • What did you like about the career?
  • What did you not like about the career?
  • Is this a career you had ever considered? Why or why not?
  • What did you learn about managing the airport? Why do you think the game included the categories it did?
  • What did you learn about investing in the future? 

Airport Madness 6 - Manage take-off, landing and taxiing aircraft

https://poki.com/en/g/airport-madness-6  

  • I would start with "Go easy on me" If you choose to " increase the pace" it will quickly increase the pace pretty quickly. I would not zoom in. The little green dots on the insert in the bottom right corner are incoming flights that are not yet on the screen.
  • What did you learn about organization?
  • What did you learn about situational awareness?
  • What did you learn about the pace of the job?
  • What did you like about the job?
  • What did you dislike about the job?
  • Is this a career you have ever considered? Why or Why not

Here's a fun video of a guy who attached a leaf blower to a home-built radio-controlled plane and made it fly!  Some good engineering-design principles described in the video.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMvppuS_ehg&list=PLZVdqFj3-yFslLa3UJ4Bhia5Fsa4pCpLn

Redbird - A series of class started but jump in any time.

Amid school closures caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we've decided to launch an online series of the Redbird STEM+ Lab. The STEM+ Lab will feature interactive classes for students in middle school and high school. Beginning on March 31st, Redbird’s STEM Director Greg Roark will lead students through six virtual classes aimed at engaging their creativity and continuing to foster their interests in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) outside the classroom.

We'll hold the classes weekly, and students will be able to view or review video recordings of each class any time after they are released. A flight simulator is not required to participate, but students are encouraged to use their Redbird simulator or any flight simulation software that is accessible in their home.

Sikorsky Comanche.  It's about 7.5 minutes in length.
https://youtu.be/3KdRYvwUZaU

Where to airlines part their planes when they are not flying?  This will give you a sense of how much we are not flying. It is a good chance for non-pilots to practice understanding radio call and airport markings. How soon can  you spot the destination airport?      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIbXai0l174&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR0kwBklbEIGw6XT-aM9mukbiyd1yoaSIcwNmYYVKiQG5jCb2OFSOBS5iFw  

What might future military aircraft might look like  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZXjRalbW4w

            What did you notice the aircraft had in common?

            How are they different from what we fly now?

            How will they effect air power?

Don’t fire an RPG if there are drones around:  A C-130 had just made an aerial supply drop (unknown what country this was in, but likely the Middle East) when it was fired upon by “bad guys” with a Rocket-Powered Grenade (RPG).  This was all caught by on camera by an MQ-9 Reaper drone flying “top cover” for the C-130.  Fortunately, the RPG missed the C-130, but the Reaper operators alerted the Joint Terminal Attack Controller, who approved them to “prosecute” the target.  https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/32925/militants-fire-rpg-at-c-130-then-an-mq-9-reaper-crew-promptly-locates-tracks-and-kills-them

See the Insane SR- 71 engines    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=su9EVeHqizY