Education Center

The Museum of Aviation Education Center operates Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) and History-focused programs for learners ages 4 and older under four major programs. Rigorous, goal setting experiences challenge students to solve problems. Programs are aligned to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards. Programs highlight career opportunities and workforce development strategies and are conducted both on school site and at the Museum of Aviation.

Curriculum Standards Correlations

 

*Please note that the Victory Cafe has closed.  The Museum of Aviation no longer has lunch available on site.  Outside arrangements must be made by the field trip organizer for lunch to be brought in.  You are welcome to bring sack lunches or you may request a list of preferred caterers from your field trip organizer.  All food and trash must be cleaned up and disposed of in designated waste containers.

 

National STEM Academy and Aviation Heritage Center

Programs:

  • Wonder Wings & ACE (Aviation Connections through Experiments)
  • Mission Quest Flight Simulation Center
  • STAT (STEM Training Academy for Teachers)
  • History Programs & Guided Tours
  • History Outreach Programs
  • Scout Programs
  • STEM & History Special Events

Pre K through 5th Grade Programs

ACE (Aviation Connections through Experiments), Wonder Wings, History Programs, Homeschool STEM Workshop Series

The Wonder Wings program for Pre K-Kindergarten aims to encourage STEM learning at an early age with fun hands-on activities. The Wonder Wings program is specifically designed to correlate with the Bright from the Start Curriculum and the Georgia Kindergarten Performance Standards (KGPS).

The ACE STEM Field Trip Program is designed to spark students’ interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) through engaging, hands-on activities specifically correlated to the GA Standards of Excellence and the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.

History and Guided Tour Programs are offered for learners ages 5-Adult. Features on site programs at the Museum of Aviation and Outreach programs at your school site. 2 WWII programs are offered as well that specifically correlate to the 5th grade curriculum.

6th - 12th Grade Programs

Mission Quest Flight Simulation Center, Aviation Outreach Program, Air Traffic Control Lab, Guided History Tours, & Homeschool STEM Workshop series

During the 3-hour Mission Quest Flight Simulation program, students learn aerospace, map reading, and teamwork initiatives while flying the F-15E, B-1 or C-17 flight simulators.

Students learn about the jobs of the Radar Arrival and Departure Air Traffic Controllers and Flight Data Specialists while controlling simulated aircraft during the Air Traffic Control program.

The Mission Quest Aviation Outreach is a 50-minute Aviation program at your school featuring an F-15 Eagle cockpit.

History and Guided Tour Programs are offered for learners ages 4-Adult. Features on site programs at the Museum of Aviation and Outreach programs at your school site.

Adult Programs

Guided Tours, Adult Team Building

Guided tours feature narrated tours of Museum of Aviation exhibits and aircraft and exhibit teacher guides on our website. Also, a specialized guided tour featuring WWII and the Tuskegee Airmen.

During the Mission Quest Team Building program participants work together in a 6-hour program to plan and fly a mission in the Mission Quest Flight Simulation Center, learning valuable team building resources and leadership skills.

K through 12 Educators

STAT (STEM Training Academy for Teachers), Altitudes Internship Program

Home to Georgia’s only NASA Regional Educator Resource Center

K – 12 and University Educators: Programs are offered to educators and future educators. These programs provide free NASA materials, monthly STEM workshops, NASA online training opportunities, STEM conferences and intern opportunities to future educators.

STEM & History Special Events

All Ages

Workshops and thematic camp programs scheduled throughout the year- Saturdays, student holidays and summer. Features programs such as GA Kid’s STEM Day, Young Astronauts’ Day, STEM Labs, summer camps, tinker lab, and birthday parties.

Annual SkyScapes Poster Contest, Bi-annual Night at the Museum, Veteran's Day Outreach and more.

Scout Programs

All Ages

The Museum of Aviation proudly offers Scout Programs for boy and girl scouts of all ages.

Starbase Robins

5th through 8th Grade

Part of the premiere Department of Defense STARBASE STEM Program. The program engages students through its inquiry-based curriculum with its "hands-on, mind-on" experiential activities. During each student's 25 hours of instruction, they are introduced to many STEM concepts and skills as well as 3D modeling and 3D printing. STARBASE ROBINS programs include its signature fifth grade program as well as its STARBASE 2.0 Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program, summer academies and robotics tournaments.

Gordon and Museum of Aviation Georgia Youth Science and Technology Center

K through 8th Grade Students and Educators

Georgia Youth Science and Technology Center (GYSTC): K – 8th grade students and teachers – Outreach - student outreach programs and teacher professional development at member elementary and middle school sites - Partnership of the Georgia Department of Education, business/industry leaders and local member schools – Features Family Science Nights, STARLAB portable planetarium, teacher training workshops and student workshops.

For more information contact: 478-926-6398

Contact Us!

For general questions or education field trip and special event information, please call 478-926-5558 or fill out the form below!