Evergreen museum is coming to Portland
The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (EASM) Aviation STEM Outreach program offers Aerospace programs to schools, afterschool programs and other organizations. We are collaborating with Pearson to offer the Aviation STEM program as part of the Fort Vancouver education program to enhance the aviation museum’s visit and experience.
Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver, WA
Morning session – 9 am – 11 am
Afternoon 12 pm – 2 pm
RSVP is required. Groups must be of 30 or more people to take place.
History of Aviation
Students will learn about the history of airplanes and the aviation industry – from early achievements of flight to the present age. Depending on the level, iIt will include an overview of establishing routes, safety regulations, airlines and beyond.
Ground School and Navigation
3 – 12 grade
30 to 60 minutes depending on grade level
Using real instruments, students will become familiar with the operation of aircraft systems and flight instruments and the role they play in modern aviation. Activities include the use of math in aviation and flight planning, basic navigation, flight operations, air traffic control and career opportunities associated with aviation.
Glider Challenge and Aerodynamics
Students build and test different aircraft while studying the impact of aerodynamics and other design elements. Several challenges help explain the connection between structure, airworthiness and design.
Four Forces of Flight
3 -8 grade
Students learn why and how an airplane flies. Each force is presented with real-world connections. Students also learn basic controls and other aircraft engineering as they discover the magic of flight.
Wright Brothers Challenge
3 – 8 grade
Activity that has students in teams design and test a flying machine. Program includes engineering design process and team building activities.
(limited to 30 students ONLY)
4 - 8 grade
This class features Lego Mindstorm robots. Students will build and program their robots to participate in a robotics challenge.
Astronomy and Navigation
4 – 8 grade
30 – 60 minutes depending on grade level
Students will study about the different branches of space exploration; from telescopes in orbit to astronomy, celestial navigation and the constellations, distance and Newton’s Laws, Kepler, Galileo, and stars.
October 4th & 12th
November 8th & 16th
January 10th & 18th & 25th & 31st
February 8th & 14th & 22nd & 28th
March 8th & 14th & 22nd
April 11th & 19th & 25th
May 9th & 17th
$10 per student
$5 per student additional fee if Robotics program is featured
Programs require a minimum of 30 students per Session and can accommodate a maximum of 90 students
The program consists of 4 sessions (individual activities range from 30 to 90 minutes each).
All programs include a Pearson Museum tour (30-minute program) to be done by a Pearson Museum docent.
Additional option of Free Ft Vancouver Program either in the morning or in the afternoon
To book please email: Booking@sprucegoose.org Pearson Air Museum and EASM Aviation STEM