Pearson Air Museum and EASM Aviation STEM

May 9, 2017

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. 

 

Program Location

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.

 

Programs available

History of Aviation

All grades

30 minutes

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

All grades

30 minutes

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

30 minutes

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

30 minutes

Activity that has students in teams design and test a flying machine. Program includes engineering design process and team building activities.

Robotics challenge

(limited to 30 students ONLY)

4 - 8 grade

90 minutes

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.

 

Dates:

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

Program pricing

$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

 

 

 

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.    Program ...
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