Cool Educators

If you are excited about aviation and have a passion for STEM the following links will provide you with a selection of resources or engaging lessons for the classroom or online lessons. 

   

AIAA – American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 

A great resource with large selection aerospace micro-lessons for different grade levels (K-12) and various areas of learning including; living in space, the space shuttle, exoplanets, race to the moon, the earth's hemispheres and Appollo 11, the first manned moon landing.

This site also has free teacher resources and links for further information.

Airbus Foundation - Discovery Space

An online portal for educators, students and parents to help young people understand science through aerospace. Educators will find a selection of STEM activities to support classroom activities.

Topics inlcude:

  • Science of Flight
  • Mission to the Moon
  • Future of the Skies

Amazing Space 

For those that are interested in Space and how Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is used, this site offers a broad range of activities.

Topics covered include:

  • History of Science
  • Solar System
  • Telescopes
  • Gravity
  • Galaxies
  • Math: Statistics and Estimating
  • Measurement

The lessons and activities are supported with Teacher Notes or Resources.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA Teacher Resources

You can search for subjects including Arts, English Language Arts, Engineering, Mathematics, Science and Technology for different grade levels (K-12) and topics.

Activities and lessons are supported with additional topics, extensions and assessments.

 

Kennedy Space Centre

The Kennedy Space Centre Educator Resources available include downloadable activities, educator websites and additional student websites.

Downloadable Activities:

 

Space Foundation Discovery Centre

This site has a range of tools and resources to help you integrate STEM into your curriculum.  You will find videos and lesson plans to engage and inspire your students. In addition there are a range of professional development resources available to assist you in building and inspiring the next generation of aerospace engineers.