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Bridge Timeline Project – Due January 10, 2018

A timeline is a chronological explanation of the development of a process or events that occurred in history. Students will create a timeline with explanations of events that explains the invention & construction of bridges in history. Project: Students will construct a timeline that will span from 200 AD Rome – 1883 NYC Brooklyn Bridge & beyond. Your sources will come …

Chronology of Selected Highlights in the First 100 American Spaceflights, 1961-1995

May 5, 1961: Freedom 7, the first piloted Mercury spacecraft (No. 7) carrying Astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr., was launched from Cape Canaveral by MercuryRedstone (MR3) launch vehicle, to an altitude of 115 nautical miles and a range of 302 miles. It was the first American space flight involving human beings. Shepard demonstrated that individuals can control a vehicle during …

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What is Aeronautics? What are some Engineering & Science Careers in NASA?

Definition As stated in  nasa.gov, aeronautics is the study of the science of flight. Aeronautics is the method of designing an airplane or other flying machine. There are four basic areas that aeronautical engineers must understand in order to be able to design planes. To design a plane, engineers must understand all of these elements. Design Process 1 Aerodynamics. is …

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Personal timeline Project: What is a timeline?

A time line is an actual picture of events that happened in history. Timeline diagrams present events shown in chronological order along a line. These events may be historic, related to a specific invention or business development, or they may be important milestones in a project. Timelines are designed to provide a broad overview of a sequence of events in time. …

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What is Engineering?

Whether you realize it or not, engineering affects your everyday life! Your home was engineered and so was the computer you are sitting at. In this lesson, you’ll learn about the different branches of engineering responsible for these products. Chances are you are sitting on something that was engineered, in a room that was engineered, in a building that was …

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How to Create an Instant Book

The following videos are tutorials that will teach anyone how to create several different books that can be used for your bridge project, to explain the different types of bridges.. Please speak with Mrs. Jennings in order to obtain supplies if you are creating a book for your  project. This TED video helps the young artistic scientist to create some …

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Unit 2: Vocabulary Words & Concepts – 803

Vocabulary Quiz 1: Gravity – Force of attraction between all objects in the universe. On Earth all objects fall towards the center of Earth’s mass. Newton – The Newton is the basic SI unit of force. Weight is an example of force. An objects weight is a measure of the force of gravity acting on the object. When you weigh …