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Aviation High School Student Notebook

Learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through an Exciting Introduction to the Aviation Industry

Sarah K. Anderson Leslie M. Martin Paul R. Snyder Brittany D. Hagen

96 pages
Aviation Supplies & Acad Inc

This interactive student notebook addresses a growing need for 21st century skills in aviation and provides an exciting and engaging context to learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. This curriculum introduces aviation as an industry and the study of the fundamentals of flight, while exploring the various career opportunities available within the aviation industry.

Students will learn about the science of flight, aviation history, career paths, aerodynamics, principles of navigation and flight control and related operations and services. Students will develop skills and possibly a passion to pursue a career in the aviation and aerospace industry.

Author Bio

Sarah K. Anderson, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Education and Psychology at Mayville State University. She is a former high school special educator who worked with students with emotional disorders, learning disabilities and other health impairments. Dr. Anderson has served on the North Dakota advisory board for transition, and she is a Fulbright Scholar who spent the 2011-2012 academic year as a Roving Scholar in Norway. Her research interests include teacher appraisal for continual improvement, transition, progress monitoring for response to intervention (RTI), international education and effective instruction.

Brittany D. Hagen, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Education at Mayville State University. Dr. Hagen earned a Master of Science in Elementary Education and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Teaching and Learning, both from the University of North Dakota. Dr. Hagen teaches courses on education methods and educational technology. Additionally, she has developed both online and classroom curriculums for a variety of age groups, including teach-the-teacher programs. Her research has focused on teacher preparation programs, reading curriculum, effective delivery and assessments, instructional design and techniques, as well as how adults can engage with children to further their educational goals.

Leslie M. Martin is an Associate Professor for the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics Commercial Aviation major and a Master of Science in Education. Professor Martin teaches a wide variety of courses from Private Pilot to Certified Instrument Flight Instructor ground school and is a flight instructor and check pilot for UND Flight Operations. She also works part time at the Grand Forks Public School District teaching a high school course titled Aviation Technology I to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Professor Martin’s research interests include Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast and Weather Technology in the Cockpit.

Paul R. Snyder is an Assistant Professor, Assistant Director, and Chief Flight Instructor of the Extension Programs for the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota. Mr. Snyder is an active FAA Designated Pilot and Instructor Examiner and a Certified ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) pilot. Professor Snyder holds a degree in Aeronautical Studies and Master of Science in Educational Leadership. Professor Snyder has assisted in the development of aviation high school programs throughout the United States. Professor Snyder, a certified Safety Management System (SMS) trainer, is an active member of UND Executive SMS committee and Events Review Team (ERT); analyzing flight data and conducting safety risk assessments to reduce risk within the organization. Research activities include FAA Industry Training Standards (FITS) – Scenario Based Training, UAS curriculum design, and helicopter approach and landing lighting systems.