From videos to ready-to implement classroom activities, we’re here to help you get your learners excited about air and space.

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Flights of Fancy Craft Time: Make a Biplane

Join us for a demonstration of how to use a paper towel tube and paper to make a biplane model.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjNOM44c9Bw&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=6 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Aviation, Early flight, Aircraft

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Flights of Fancy Craft Time: Make Your Own Bubbles

Watch a demonstration of how to make bubble solution and then use household materials to blow bubbles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hFn40Qc9h0&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=5 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Science

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Flights of Fancy Craft Time: Wearable Wings

Make costume wings and pretend you can fly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNbkqX1_nd8&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=4 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Science

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Flights of Fancy Craft Time: Telescope Activity

Make a simple telescope from a paper tube and use it to look at the clouds and stars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rY-w9DNysk&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=3 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Astronomy, Telescopes

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Flights of Fancy Craft Time: Space Laser Activity

Upcycle materials from your home to make a play space laser and zap space junk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlQBi1JSTL8&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=2 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Science, Science fiction, Space, Commercial aviation

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Flights of Fancy Craft Time: Make Your Own Cardboard Cockpit

Join us for a demonstration of how to create an airplane cockpit for pretend play using cardboard and jar lids

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJbQQRR-fg4&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=1 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Aircraft, Aviation

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Flights of Fancy Craft Time: Make a Windsock and Wind Spinner

Join us for a demonstration of two science crafts to explore moving air and wind.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBbShRFObcU&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UqnikM_517xQnqrkN8IBor&index=1 Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Aviation, General aviation, Science

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STEM in 30: World War One: How the Great War Still Influences Today

Learn about the WWI time period and aircraft during this episode of STEM in 30.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJgkbffGQd8 Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8 Society and Culture, World War I

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STEM in 30: What Goes Up Must Come Down: Plummeting Through the Layers of the Atmosphere

Learn about the layers of the atmosphere and the challenges the engineering team overcame in planning and executing Alan Eustace's world record-breaking jump.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqT27oSFm3g Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 6 Science, Technology and Engineering

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STEM in 30: Robotics: First There Were Humans; Then There Was Machine

Join STEM in 30 to see the FIRST robots in action and learn how robots are used throughout the aerospace industry

https://youtu.be/V3FWBL0HU5s Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8 Technology and Engineering, Robotics

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Flights of Fancy Story Time: Pluto’s Secret

In this special author session; Margaret Weitekamp reads the book; Pluto’s Secret: An Icy World’s Tale of Discovery

https://youtu.be/0bKXCaD4toc Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Dwarf planets, People, Science, Small solar system bodies, Solar System

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Flights of Fancy Story Time: The Stuff Between the Stars

Author Sandra Nickel and Illustrator Aimee Sicurro discuss and read their book The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe

https://youtu.be/a2fNUe5zD4w Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Art, Astronomy, People, Women

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