Science of Flight for Teachers • August 3-6, 2015

"Airplanes! Bringing the Exciting World of Aviation to the Classroom" introduces educators to the scientific principles of flight. The class also provides participants with instructional strategies that effectively present these principles to their students. In addition, participants will be exposed to the many facets of aviation and the career opportunities available to their students.

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 Highlights of the course:

  1. One hour of certified flight instruction in a Cessna 172
  2. Flights in various aircraft types
  3. Field trips to aviation related sites including the Boeing Assembly Plant, the Flying Heritage Collection, the WATR Center, and the Future of Flight Aviation Center
  4. Career awareness discussions with visiting professionals from the aviation industry
  5. Classroom instruction in the physical principles of flight
  6. Experiments and demonstrations to take back to their classroom
Course Instructor:
Gary Evans is an adjunct faculty member of Seattle Pacific University and currently teaches science and mathematics in the Snohomish School District. He holds a Masters of Education Degree in Science Education, has developed science, mathematics, and aviation curricula, and is an instrument rated private pilot.

Course Fee: $365

Credits: Earn three Seattle Pacific University Graduate Credits

To register for this summer's class or for more information contact:
Sandy Johnson
Paine Field

or contact the instructor, Gary Evans, at 360-629-2005.

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