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Primus Summer Camp: Aviation Camp with Projects

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Annette the Teacher B.A. ACE Educator, TEFL TESOL
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(115)
Explore the world of flight including airplanes, gliders, hot air balloons, and rockets. Find out what pilots need to know to fly an airplane from a licensed pilot. Make a hands-on aviation project during every class .#academic

Class experience

US Grade 2 - 5
Beginner Level
This class is taught in English.
  • Students will learn about aviation and flight. Students will learn about engineering, physics, mechanics, energy, aerodynamics, and meteorology. Students will complete daily projects or experiments. This class can be used as the basis for a Science Fair Project.
Annette the Teacher has been teaching for a very long time. She has over three decades of experience teaching children of all ages. She has a B.A. in Sociology with minors in Biology, Chemistry, and Writing from the University of Pittsburgh. She has homeschooled her own children from Pre-School through (their current) High School. All of her classes are interactive. Annette encourages students to fully participate in class. All of her classes feature hands-on activities and books Annette writes for the class herself.

Annette is a published writer, publisher, and artist. She uses her extensive knowledge and experience to create unique classes for every student. She enjoys teaching science, history, art, and cooking classes. She brings history alive with her "Big History ..." classes where students learn about key times in history and complete hands-on projects. "Paint like ... Famous Artists" art classes where students will learn about famous artists and create their own artwork based on the artists' works. "Smart Science" classes where we explore science and complete experiments and projects. Annette knows hands-on, interactive experiences are the best way for children to learn.

Annette also has experience working with Special Needs children. She is Mom to a child on the autism spectrum and a child with serious medical needs. She also has worked with children with ADHD. If your child has special needs, please contact Annette so she can work with you and your child.

Annette has completed Continuing Education Certification with OER's Big History and World History Projects and the NMNA's Foundation for Teaching and Learning about Native Americans. She completed her Best Start in Life: Early Childhood Development certificate. She is currently working on certifications for working with special needs children and early education, & a TEFL certification.

Annette the Teacher is a Licensed Pilot and a Licensed Ground School Instructor.
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Supplies for the daily projects. Please have the supplies ready prior to class. Day 1: Print out the NASA Mars Helicopter Template from the class page, safety scissors, tape Day 2: 1 plastic or paper disposable drinking straw (non-bendable, long), 1 sheet of construction paper (any color), clear tape, safety scissors Day 3: Printout of Classic Dart Plane Template from the class page, safety scissors, clear tape Day 4: 2 Disposable Styrofoam cups (You can use disposable plastic cups, but they will not work as well.), tape, 4 feet of string, safety scissors Day 5: 1 disposable drinking straw (non-bendable), 1 piece of paper, safety scissors, tape
Scissors are used during our projects. If your student will need assistance using scissors safely, please have an adult nearby. Parents are required to remain off-camera during class.

Our camp schedule is:
Day 1: What is Flight? / We will build a NASA Mars Helicopter (Print out template prior to class)
Day 2: Parts of an Airplane and How do Airplanes Fly / We will make a hooped glider
Day 3: Airplane Controls / We will make a Dart Paper Airplane (Print out template prior to class)
Day 4: Airplane Engines & Rules of Flight / We will make a string powered cup glider
Day 5: The Atmosphere & Rockets / We will make paper rockets

Supplies for the daily projects. Please have the supplies ready prior to class. 

Day 1: Print out the NASA Mars Helicopter Template from the class page, safety scissors, tape
Day 2:  1 plastic or paper disposable drinking straw (non-bendable, long), 1 sheet of construction paper (any color), clear tape, safety scissors
Day 3: Printout of Classic Dart Plane Template from the class page, safety scissors, clear tape
Day 4: 2 Disposable Styrofoam cups (You can use disposable plastic cups, but they will not work as well.), tape, 4 feet of string, safety scissors
Day 5: 1 disposable drinking straw (non-bendable), 1 piece of paper, safety scissors, tape
This course was developed by Annette the Teacher. 

The Mars Helicopter project is from the NASA website. The Classic Dart Plane project is from the Pima Air Museum website.
Joined March, 2021
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Hello. I am Annette the Teacher. I can't wait to teach you here on Outschool.

I use Activity Based Learning in my classes. Learning should be fun. My classes are based on hands-on learning projects. In my classes, you get into the action with... 
Group Class

$75

for 5 classes
5x per week, 1 week
50 min

Completed by 88 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 7-12
2-8 learners per class

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