Aviation High School Facilitator Guide – Softcover


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This Aviation High School Facilitator Guide and corresponding interactive Student Notebook
address a growing need for solid instruction, inquiry, and development
of future-ready competencies and interest in aviation at the high school
level. This guide delivers the resources for high school teachers to
utilize science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) instruction to
provide an excellent introduction to aviation. The content promotes
aviation as an innovative field and includes exploration of aviation as
an industry, the study of the fundamentals of flight, and an
introduction to the diverse career opportunities available within the

The Facilitator Guide and accompanying online Instructor
Resources include plans for research-based teaching of technical
information, standards-based activities, assessments, and resources all
designed to engage students’ different learning styles. Lessons are
designed to be taught independently within any subject (science,
technology, engineering, math, history, language arts) or used as a
comprehensive aviation-themed curriculum for grades 9–12. The lesson
plans incorporate engaging and interactive activities, including
recommendations for using small unmanned aircraft systems (drones) and
flight simulators to demonstrate and reinforce aeronautical knowledge
and key flight concepts.

This guide covers 14 essential topics divided into chapters to engage the next generation of the aviation workforce:

  • Aviation Training
  • Aircraft Basics
  • Airport Operations
  • Aircraft Weight & Balance and Performance
  • Aviation Communications
  • People, Events, and Trends in Aviation
  • Careers in Aviation
  • Aerodynamics of Flight
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Flight Maneuvers
  • Airspace
  • Weather
  • Aeromedical Factors
  • Navigation and Flight Planning

Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core State
Standards for Math and Language Arts, and North Dakota Aviation Content

Copyright © 2021-2021 Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. All rights reserved.

ISBN 9781619549371

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Weight 1 lbs