Frontiers of Flight Museum
History of Space Flight
During School Day
Field Trip, On Campus Program
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
This program will discuss the history of man’s use rockets and missiles during wartime and peace from ancient China to future space missions. The students will learn about simple Chinese stick rockets through early attempts to use various liquid fueled rockets to the Manned Space missions to the Space Shuttle and look at the next generation of rockets including some fun and familiar Science Fiction spacecraft. This activity is offered at the museum as a field trip which will include a specialized tour of the Frontiers of Flight Museum Space Exhibit. If the program is given at school, the program is a 30 minute activity.
learn about the history of rockets from ancient Chinese warriors to the modern space program
During School Year
10am -11:30am and 12:30 -2:00pm
30 minutes for on campus program; 1 to 1-1/2 hour at Museum (Specialized tour at Museum included)
$6 per student at Museum, one free adult per 10 students, additional adults pay $7; $200 per class of 30 students (maximum of 2 classes for 1 hour limit total of $400) for on campus program
Up to 100 students in auditorium at Museum only. On campus programs limited to class of 30 students and limited to 2 consecutive classes in one day. Museum Policy letter will be sent to teacher and complied with.
Scheduling / Booking
Email booking preferred. Contact Welch@flightmuseum.com Phone calls will be taken between 10am - 1pm. Voice mail messages will be returned as quickly as possible but the Museum cannot guarantee a return call within 2 business days. The Museum now has lunch facilities for sack lunches only. THE LIMIT FOR LUNCH IS 60 STUDENTS FOR 30 MINUTES AND RESERVATIONS FOR THE LUNCH AREA MUST BE MADE AT TIME OF BOOKING. The lunch times will be AFTER the program/tour period of up to 90 minutes. All food must be consumed in the lunch premises and the area cleaned before departing the museum. All teachers are invited to view the Museum website (www.flightmuseum.com) for description of exhibits and artifacts to assist in planning their student's visit to the Museum. Guided tours are available for all grades. Teachers of younger children are invited to conduct a self-guided tour. Museum volunteers will be available to answer any questions the students may have.
Minimum two week advanced notice of first requested date.
Frontiers of Flight Museum requires that schools provide the complete ArtsPartner's Voucher number and Approval Code upon booking. The school must notify the Museum NLT 48 hours prior to a scheduled event if the event is to be cancelled or rescheduled. Rescheduled events must be coordinated with the Museum for a specific date and agreed upon by the school and Museum. Failure to notify the Museum prior to the cancellation period or failure to attend the scheduled event will result in the school paying the full price to the Museum.
After School Policy:
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