OSU Professional Development Opportunity

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OSU TEACHERS THAT DREAM, DESIGN, BUILD, LEARN ABOUT AND TEACH AVIATION

Teachers for Grades 5-8 come:

  • Deam, design, and build a Remote Controlled aircraft;
  • Learn about the principles of flight, aerodynamics and flight planning; and
  • Teach an aviation/aerospace unit in your classroom.

Teachers will participate in 8 days of training and learning opportunities:

  • Hands-on experience with flying and aviation careers
  • Build and fly a remote controlled airplane (Feb 25th, Mar 25th, & Apr 1st)
  • Compete in the OSU Speedfest VII competition on April 29th
  • Attend a 4 day summer workshop (June 12th – 15th)
    • Field trip to Oklahoma City to visit the Boeing facility and Tinker Air Force Base for Career Orientation and Principals of Flight
    • 3 days at OSU Flight Center, planning and conducting an orientation 3 legged flight using a E6B calculator and a FAA sectional
    • Orientation flight in an OSU airplane
    • Develop an aviation/aerospace lesson and career awareness activity for your classroom
  • August/September 2017, teach lesson and do career awareness activity in your classroom and participate in a culminating showcase (September 30th)
Participants will receive $1,000.00 in stipends over the course of this program
Applications are due by February 3, 2017.
By submitting an application, you must agree to participate in all 9 days