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  • A clay stamping die on top of stamped clay

    Stamping process to create repeating patterns.

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  • A 1910 Wirght Flyer in the sky

    Celebrating technological achievements by recognizing and creating artwork.

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  • First Graduating Class of Tuskegee Military Pilots

    In 1941, the U.S. Army Air Corps began a military "experiment" to see if Negroes could be trained as combat pilots and support personnel.  The first to be trained in support of this operations were the mechanics who began their training in March 1941 at Chanute Field, near Rantoul, Illinois.

    On July 19, 1941, twelve aviaition cadets and one student officer reported to Tuskegee Institute in Alabama to begin primary flight training as the first African American pilot candidates in the U.S. Army.

    Grade level:
    Sixth Grade-Eleventh Grade
    African American History and Culture, Aviation, Civil Rights Movement, Education, Government, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies, World War II
    National/State Standards:
    ALCOS: 9.2, 6TH GRADE
  • Wright Brothers National Memorial

    First Controlled Powered Flight

    The Wright brothers' camp on the Outer Banks with the flyer in 1903.

    This lesson could be used in American history, social studies, and geography courses in units on technological and scientific advances at the turn of the 20th century, aviation history, or great inventors. It also could be used in a unit commemorating the anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903.

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  • Five different park maps showing various NPS units with four closed and one open.

    This is a classroom based, free teacher led program. National Park Legacy Voyagers is designed for ninth through twelfth grade students so they can go on an exploration of National Park Sites and learn about National Parks. Lesson plans include reading, writing, community service, presenting activities. Activities focus on cultural and natural resources and reasons for national parks. Activities feature budgeting and planning activity.

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