Descriptions and Registration Information
Four different sessions are planned that will cover space related activities from Civil Air Patrol’s ACE (Aerospace Connections in Education) Program and 3 of the 6 CAP Aerospace Education Modules; Rockets, The Space Environment, and Spacecraft. Teachers attending these sessions will receive a one-year CAP Aerospace Education Member (AEM) membership and an opportunity to apply for CAP grants, STEM Kits and other CAP Curriculum materials. Home school teachers and NH CAP Aerospace Education Officers are invited to participate as well. For information about AEM membership, visit https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/programs/aerospace-education/join-as-an-ae
May 10, 2021
This module is divided into three chapters: History of Rockets; Rocket Principles, Systems and Engines; Rocket and Private Space Travel. The module begins with the Hero engine (400 BC) and continues into rocketry from the eras of Dr. Robert Goddard, Wernher von Braun, to the space race. The module continues into the scientific principles that govern space flight and ends with a discussion of commercial space flight efforts. Engineering students from the Boston University Rocket Propulsion Group (BURPG) are expected to be on hand to assist with this session.
May 18, 2021
This module is divided into four chapters: Space; Stars; Our Solar System: Sun, Moon and More; Our Solar System: Planets. The module begins with the characteristics of space, the birth, life and death of stars, and continues with a discussion of the sun and other bodies within the solar system.
Elementary Space Activities for K-5
May 26, 2021
WinnAero is offering the Civil Air Patrol’s program for elementary education titled Aerospace Connections in Education. Curriculum is written for each grade level and includes Lessons in themed components of Academics, Character Education, and Physical Fitness. At this workshop, teachers will experience space themed activities from each grade level.
June 3, 2021
This module is divided into three chapters: Unmanned Spacecraft; Manned Spacecraft; Living and Working in Space. The module begins with an explanation of orbits and the various robotic satellite missions throughout the solar system. The module continues with human tended missions by the Soviets, Americans and others. The module ends with a description of life in space aboard space stations.
Download and mail in the registration form below.
The registration fee for each teacher’s first session is sponsored by Rogue Space Systems, Corp.
There is a $40 registration fee for each subsequent session. Registration includes all workshop materials, lunch, snacks, & CAP AEM membership.
Make checks payable to WinnAero. Return the form and registration fee to:
C/O Laconia Airport
65 Aviation Way
Gilford, NH 03249