REGISTRATION FOR 2017 IS CLOSED
July 5 to July 19, 2017
For the past 21 years, The University of Tennessee, College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, and the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education, in cooperation with the Civil Air Patrol, NASA, and the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Office of Aeronautics has provided the 2017 UT Basic Aerospace Education STEM Workshop.
For teachers, these workshops offer an opportunity to bring STEM education into their classrooms with a combination of classroom learning and hands on experience. Participants have the opportunity to learn about STEM pedagogy and get free STEM resources under the supervision of instructors who have extensive experience and expertise in the respective aerospace science fields.
These workshops allow for 3 Hours UT Graduate Credit with full tuition provided. For more information in participating in the 2017 Workshops, contact Pat Flynn at 865-974-0068.
2017 Basic Workshop Highlights:
- Learn about STEM pedagogy and get free STEM resources
- Design a STEM-based lesson on Aerospace Education which aligns with YOUR standards
- Fly with the Tennessee Air National Guard on a refueling mission
- Fly with the Civil Air Patrol to the Kingston, Morristown, or Sevierville Airport, and maybe over your own house or school
- Build and launch model rockets
- Build a container for an egg drop off the top of the Nielson Physics Building
This Year’s 2017 Basic Field Trips Include:
- Knoxville Downtown Island Airport in Knoxville, Tennessee
- McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base 134th Air Refueling Wing Base in Alcoa, Tennessee
- McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) in Knoxville, Tennessee
- NASA Educator Resource Center and US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama
- Tennessee Museum of Aviation “Warbird Aircraft Collection” in Sevierville, Tennessee
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