Flight

Web Information Sources for Educators.

An Exploratorium Learning Studio Resource Guide

This page is intended to be a quick guide to only a few resources.
See your local library for more information on this topic.

All links on this page have been evaluated for quality

NOTE:
Due to the usefulness of these pages to some Learning Studio visitors we have decided to make them available over the web at a very early date in their development. Do check back soon as we will continue to develop these pages.

Image of a cockpit

Current News Sources

Official Agency Pages

Associations

Research Institutions

Museums

Periodicals / Magazines / Journals

Publication Directories

Databases

Maps and charts

Terminology

Software

Image Sources

History

Famous Persons

Education Resource Sections

Materials in the Learning Studio

San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources

San Francisco Bay Area Local Events

Other Useful and Interesting Sites


Current News Sources:
Sites devoted to news on the topic of this page.

News From Agencies and Associations:

[topic] News Pages:

Commercial Press:

Official Agency Pages:

United States:

Other Nations:

Associations:

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Research Institutions:

Local :

National :

Museums

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Periodicals / Magazines / Journals:

Directories:

Print Periodicals with Web Pages:

Aviation Week's AviationNow.com

Electronic Periodicals:

Publication Directories:
[Add relevant directory pages here.]
Databases:

Aircraft of the Smithsonian

Aviation Safety Data

Balloon Technology Database

Maps and charts:

Northern California: [if applicable]

San Francisco: [if applicable]

National: [if applicable]

Terminology:

Space Flight:

Glossary for Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics Education and Outreach Level 1

Glossary for Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics Education and Outreach Level 2

Basics of Space Flight Glossary

Software:
Image Sources:

Aircraft on Display National Air and Space Museum

GRIN - Great Images in Nasa - History

Major Space Artifacts on Display (alphabetical) National Air and Space Museum

Major Space Artifacts on Display (by gallery) National Air and Space Museum

Education Resource Sections:

Some sites have sections devoted to educational material.

Glenn Learning Technologies Project - Educator Resources

Materials in the Learning Studio:
Note: These are only a few possible searches.
Access to the Learning Studio is available for the public.
Also a small 'paper clip' next to a record indicates a web link.

Subject Keyword Search the Learning Studio Catalog for All Our Materials on:

airplanes

Flight

Hot air balloons

space flight

Subject Keyword Search the Learning Studio Catalog for Free Online Materials on:

airplanes

Flight

space flight

San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources:

Northern California:

San Francisco:

San Francisco Bay Area Local Events:
This section only lists events in the counties that border San Francisco Bay
[Link to pages that list such events]
Other Useful and Interesting Sites:

Airship

Beginner's Guide to Aeronautics

Edwards Air Force Base The Air Force Flight Test Center - History

Paper Airplanes

Principles of Flight - Pilot's Web The Aviators' Journal

Re-Living the Wright Way -- NASA

Women In Aviation Resource Center

Women of NASA Content Area of NASA Quest

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Created: gp January 31, 2002
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