At the Frontiers of Flight Museum STEM is everywhere!
From early flight to modern space exploration, the Museum offers a unique learning environment for students of all ages. Our education programs are designed to apply science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) principles to the area of aviation and space flight through guided museum tours and classroom educational programs.
Meet the newest addition to the Museum’s education program:
“Space Portal Odyssey Capsule” or, as we affectionately call it, “SPOC”
What Makes Us Unique?
- STEM is everywhere!
- Cross-discipline content including STEM principles and Social Studies
- Docent led guided tours
- Comprehensive exhibits which chronicle the development of human flight from early beginnings to space exploration
- Educational programs include artifacts from the Museum’s collection enabling students to connect classroom content to real life applications
- One-of-a-kind artifacts including: Apollo 7 Command Module, Chance Vought V-173 “Flying Pancake”, 1st pilot’s license issued, radio operator’s seat from the ill-fated Hindenburg, and the SR-71 “Blackbird” engine and flight trainer
- The Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate
Former U.S. Space program astronauts Col. Tom Henricks and Mary Ellen Weber talk about
why STEM programs make a difference.