Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Aerospace Workshop Details

2017 Basic Workshop Info:

  • Dates: July 5-19, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (M-R) / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (F)
  • Location: 108 Nielson Physics Building and offsite locations.


Barry Golden, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Science Education, Co-director and Principal Investigator of the grant

Lt. Colonel Dave Garner, Civil Air Patrol, Co-director and Instructor

Lt. Colonel Gary Lynn, CAP TN Wing Director of AE, Instructor

Paul Lewis, UT Astronomy, Instructor

Lisa Tackett, Knox County Schools, Assistant

Pat Flynn, TPTE Staff, UT College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, Administrative Assistant.


INSTRUCTION: All instruction will be a balanced combination of classroom lectures and “hands on” laboratory experience under the supervision of instructors who have extensive experience and expertise in their respective aerospace science fields. Field trips are planned, including a trip to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Local flight experience/instruction will be provided by the Civil Air Patrol. Students are required to join the Civil Air Patrol as an Aerospace Education Member AEM Member, $35 lifetime membership dues.



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