Aeronautics and Aviation
Publications and Curriculum
Aeronautics' publish several books that have stories, activities, science experiments, and aviation information.
Some of the activity books and general reading books are free, to anyone through the website in PDF format; through the mail, or by visiting us at many of the events listed under our Events section.
Some of the books can be downloading from this page below in the activity books and general reading section.
Aviation Education Books-Students
Transportation Education Academy Curriculum (TEA)
TEA Curriculum for Teachers
Transportation is a vital component of our society, and there is a need to study transportation systems within all educational settings. This material meets graduation standards.
The Transportation Academy curriculum was created to develop transportation curricula for primary, middle, and high school classrooms. There is a need for educational systems to incorporate a broad understanding of all transportation systems into the classroom.
The goal is to create curricula that will result in transportation literate students who understand the technological, political, economic, social, and environmental areas in which total transportation systems must operate.
K-6, Middle, and High School Transportation Laurie Tengwall's Aerospace
Aviation Education Activity Books
Historical Aircraft The History and Physics of Flight
The History and Physics of Flight curriculum was designed during the summer of 1998 in a one week curriculum development workshop sponsored by the MnDOT Office of Aeronautics.
Close attention was paid to the Minnesota Graduation Standards during the development of this interdisciplinary curriculum.
The History and Physics of Flight PDF, 1.96 MB August Martin Activities Book
An FAA authored booklet with biography, pictures, and related activities that focus on August Martin, the first the first black captain of a U.S. scheduled airline.
August Martin Activities Book PDF, 276 KB Wind, Water, and Wings
Wilbur and Orville Wright
How We Made The First Flight
Aviation Education General Reading
Don Hinz and the Red Tail Project
Cleared For Takeoff
Eyes in the Sky
The Sky's the Limit - Volume 1
The Early Days of Flight
The Sky's the Limit - Volume II
Pilots Help Our Nation
The Sky's the Limit - Volume III
A Place in the Sky
The Sky's the Limit - Volume IV
Beyond the Earth
Aviation Education Career Guides
Professional Aviation Careers
This brochure explores the technical aviation careers of pilots, aircraft maintenance technicians, avionics technicians, and air traffic controllers.
It is designed to help readers understand what these people do each day on the job, what the rewards are in each field, and how to train for these careers.
This brochure is illustrated with several color photographs.
Professional Aviation Careers PDF, 2.41 MB Aviation Colleges
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