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Kids Place K-12 Activities

Kids Place K-12 Activities

Expand Your Knowledge-Base to Excite Students

AIAA Educator Associates have selected some of the best STEM K-12 resources available from a variety of organizations. If you are trying to connect Science, Technology, Engineering and Math(STEM) standards of learning, badge requirements in an interesting and engaging manner, these resources will fit your needs. Studies show that the best way to reinforce concepts in students’ minds is by using hands-on, inquiry based projects to demonstrate the concepts.

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AIAA has compiled curriculum from a variety of sources that are tried and true by our Educator Associates. If you are searching for an activity for use with students in any situation, these are recommendations for you.


NASA Resources

Looking for videos, podcasts and ways to make your lessons more exciting?
Check out some of the examples from NASA's video gallery >



Want to have NASA educators come into your classroom?
Check out the Distance Learning Network (DLN) >

FAA Resources

Looking for curriculum and information about aerospace from air traffic control, to aircraft design to new horizons in commercial space travel?
Whether you a teacher or student, the FAA's Aviation and Space Education (AVSED) program has something to interest you. If you are interested in a career in aerospace or just curious, learn about some of our programs and activities geared toward Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education. These include: ACE Academies, art contests. high school competitions , aviation curriculum, teacher workshops, and much, much more. Check out our Web site at www.faa.gov/education.


NOAA Resources

Looking for ways to tie satellites, climate change and environmental issues into your lesson plans?
Click here to find resources developed by NOAA engineers and scientists : http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/EducationOutreach.html.


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