Carolinas Aviation Museum

Carolinas Aviation Museum

Founded in 1992, the Carolinas Aviation Museum is located on the grounds of Charlotte Douglas International Airport. By telling the story of the people who shaped our aviation heritage, the Carolinas Aviation Museum inspires future generations to write aviation’s next chapter. The museum is home

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Self Guide with Scope on a Rope

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Program description

Add engaging education demo stations to your self-guided visit.

Students become forensic ornithologists using a high-tech microscope to investigate the world around them. Learn about "snarge" and how microscope technology helps the aviation world understand how to prevent wildlife strikes.

 

 

 

 

 

Program Detail

Program type: Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline
Subject: Science
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 9, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

 Year Round

Available times:

 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Space / technical requirements:

 Maximum 30 students per self-guided station.

Location(s):

 Carolinas Aviation Museum

Fees / Ticketing:

  $9.50 per person for a self-guided visit; add up to two additional stations for $1 each per student.

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

  Kindergarten
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1.A
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and texts under discussion).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1.B
Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.4
Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
First Grade:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.1.A
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.3
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.4
Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
Second Grade:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.2.2
Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.2.4
Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.3
Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
Third Grade:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.3
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.4
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3.3
Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.
Fourth Grade:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.3
Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.1.B
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
Fifth Grade:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.B
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.C
Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.D
Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.
6th-8th Grade:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.4
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.1.C
Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.2
Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study
9th-10th Grade:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.1
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.4
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9-10 texts and topics.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.3
Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, identifying any fallacious reasoning or exaggerated or distorted evidence.
11th-12th Grade:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.2
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.7
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.9
Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

NC Essential Standards:

 Kindergarten:

EX.K.P.2.1 – Identify objects by their physical properties as “same” or “different.” 

EX.K.P.2.2 – Sort objects by observable physical properties (including size, color, shape and texture).
Kindergarten

EX.K.E.1.2 – Compare characteristics of objects through observation and action.

First Grade:

EX.1.E.2.2 – Identify earth Materials (rocks, soils and water).

EX.1.L.2.3 – Describe Materials found in various environments (e.g. rocks, soil, water, clay, wood, cloth, paper).

EX.1.L.2.4 Use one or more of the senses to make observations about the environment (e.g. weather conditions). 

Second Grade:

EX.2.L.1.2 – Compare a variety of animals to determine how they are alike and different (i.e., dog—bark, four legs, tail; cat—meow, four legs, tail; soft/hard, big/little).

Seventh Grade:

EX.7.P.2.2 – Understand units are combined to make a whole object.

EX.7.P.2.1 – Understand matter is made of smaller units.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

References

 Available upon request

Cancellation Policy

 Program can be rescheduled with 48 hours notice