Teacher Professional Development

To register:

call: 206-764-1384
email: dsmith@museumofflight.org

The Museum of Flight is committed to delivering rich educational experiences for all educators, including workshops and educator events.

Washington State Clock-Hours available at no charge for all workshops.

Advance reservations are required for all workshops. To register, please email dsmith@museumofflight.org or call 206-764-1384.


Astronomy: Wonders of the Night Sky!

Explore the night sky! The Museum of Flight presents a fun and educational introduction to astronomy. We will discuss the early history of astronomy, the latest news and recent discoveries, as well as new technology that can be integrated into the classroom. Participants will engage in hands-on activities including building star-finders, making reflecting telescopes, and creating moon models.

Time will also be spent in the Museum’s amazing portable digital planetarium exploring Moon phases, the Earth-Sun-Moon system, the solar system and deep space objects. (WA State Clock hours offered at no charge).

Date:                   Saturday, April 19, 2014

Time:                  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Audience:           Educators teaching students in grades 4 - 8

Clock Hours:      Three for free

Fee:                     Free

 Location:           Museum of Flight, Seattle

Questions:         mkwong@museumofflight.org or 206-768-7216

Register by:       April 11, 2014

Reservations Required:     dsmith@museumofflight.org or 206-764-1384

  

Aviation Learning Center Workshop

Make every subject more exciting with the wonder of flight! Whether you teach science, math, geography, language, or art, you'll find a connection to aviation. Come explore the fundamentals of flight in this free workshop and try out activities for your students. You'll also get a sneak peek at the Aviation Learning Center (ALC) and a chance to pilot your own simulated flight. (An ALC program reservation is not required to take this workshop. The activities are designed to benefit any classroom curriculum.)

Leaders with an ALC program reservation who attend an ALC Workshop in advance of their scheduled program receive a $100 discount off the ALC program fee for two years.

Educators who book an ALC program are also eligible for a one-year free family membership to the Museum. See more details: Teacher Membership Form PDF Document

Workshop Dates:

There are no additional ALC Teacher Workshops scheduled for the 2013-2014 school year.  However, if you’d like to meet one-on-one with the ALC Educator to explore the ALC and also to qualify for the $100 program discount, please email alc@museumofflight.org or call 206-768-7188 to arrange a time.

Audience: Educators teaching students in grades 4 – 12

Location:  Museum of Flight
Fee: Free
Clock Hours: Four for free
Questions: alc@museumofflight.org or 206-768-718
Registration: dsmith@museumofflight.org or 206-764-1384

Here’s what others are saying after their ALC Educator Workshop:

  • “Thanks for making complicated concepts understandable.”
  • “I can use math, map reading, and literature now that I’ve seen what the kids will do in the ALC.”
  • “I had a great time learning like my students will learn.”
  • “I learned so much that will make our visit more valuable.”
  • “One of the best [workshops] I’ve been to. Fascinating content, clearly and efficiently presented.”

 

Challenger Learning Center Workshop

Inspire your students to be scientists, engineers, and astronauts! In this workshop, participants discover team-building, communication, and hands-on activities that bring the excitement of space exploration into the classroom. (A CLC program reservation is not required to take this workshop. The activities are designed to benefit any classroom curriculum).

Leaders with a CLC program reservation who attend a CLC Workshop in advance of their scheduled program receive a $100 discount off the CLC program fee for three years.

Educators who book a CLC program are also eligible for a one-year free family membership to the Museum. See more details: Teacher Membership Form PDF Document

Dates*:

 

2014
Saturday, January 18
Saturday, March 15
Saturday, April 12
Saturday, May 10

Time:
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

*If you cannot make these dates, please contact us to find out about other options.

Audience: Educators teaching students in grades 5 – 12
Location:  Museum of Flight
Fee: Free
Clock Hours: Four for free
Questions: clc@museumofflight.org or 206-768-7216
Registration: dsmith@museumofflight.org or 206-764-1384

Program Audience(s): 
Educators

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