Frontiers of Flight Museum
History of Space Flight (On Campus)
During School Day
On Campus Program
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
This program will discuss the how Science Fiction may become Science Fact by looking at some fun and familiar Science Fiction spacecraft and then looking into the history of man’s use of 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. The program is a 30 minute activity at school.
learn about the history of rockets from ancient Chinese warriors to the modern space program
Book: Countdown: A History of Space Flight; T.A. Heppenheimer; ISBN 0-471-14439-8
10am -11:30am and 12:30 -2:00pm
30 minutes for on campus program;
$200 per class (maximum of 2 consectutive 30 minute classes per day. Total for 2 classes $400.00)
On campus programs limited to class of 30 students with maximum of 2 consecutive classes in one day.
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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