Grade 6 Space and Technology Studies 61-64: Course Overview
Course Number: SCM.6SPCE1 - SCM.6SPC4
View the Video Introduction that demonstrates how students will learn the Scientific Process by investigating principles of flight. This introductory course begins with a presentation on the history of flight through the first flight of the Mercury Space Program. The course includes an introduction to various telecommunications systems. At the end of this course, students participate in a basic shuttle mission simulation run by intermediate (7th grade) students. Many of the technologies studied can be seen at the surrounding Air Force Museums located at Schriever, Peterson, Fort Carson, and the Air Force Academy.
Course Length: 1 Period Length: 0 Grade Level: 6-7 Credit per Semester: 0
Resources on the Scientific Process: See how the Wright brothers used the scientific process to design their first successful airplane.