Facebook Live

Join us every other Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. CT for a Facebook live broadcast from the Museum studio!
These short, free education activities cover STEM concepts as well as diving into the Museum archives and interviews with industry experts.
Free resources are included after the broadcast so you can continue your learning experience on your own time.
Our full schedule is below and make sure to like our Facebook Page to receive a notification when we are live!

Biomimicry

STEM

Wednesday, October 28, 2020. 4:30 p.m. CT

What shape of wings are best for flying long distances? Which shape is best to fly in loops? What sort of wings can carry the most mass?
Join us as we design and trial different wing designs then download the worksheet and try it home!

Curator Curiosities - Ep. 1

Meet an expert

Wednesday, November 11, 2020. 4:30 p.m. CT

Miss Marie Eve meets Museum Curator, Tim!
What curiosities has Mr. Tim brought with him this week? There’s only one way to find out. Join us to learn more aviation history and then try out a fun activity yourself!

Happy STEMgiving!

STEM

Wednesday, November 25, 2020. 10:30 a.m. CT

What do turkeys and planes have in common during Thanksgiving? They both need to jet (bah-dum-tss)! Uncover the basic science behind plane engines and help Tex Turkey in his escape from the dinner table by engineering a “turkey jet”. Fun science and terrible puns are things we are grateful for!

Just Plane Crazy!

Meet an expert

Wednesday, December 9, 2020. 4:30 p.m. CT

Miss Marie Eve meets a much anticipated guest this week: First Officer Nick Bryce. During this broadcast, you will have the chance to learn more about the pilot career, to ask questions live, and even, to put some of your pilot skills to the test.

Curator Curiosities - Ep. 2

Meet an expert

Wednesday, December 16, 2020. 4:30 p.m. CT

Due to popular demand, Museum curator Tim McElroy is back again this week with more of the Museum’s hidden treasures. Don’t think it can get any better than a “former raccoon” uniform accessory and a defunct supersonic Concorde? Just wait and see!

Winter WonderSTEM

STEM

Wednesday, December 23, 2020. 4:30 p.m. CT

The winter break is the perfect excuse to turn your living room into a STEM lab! Test your design skills by creating a Marshmallow snowman that can withstand a “snowball fight”, and engineer a “social-distancing approved” gift delivery system to surprise your loved ones the next time you hand out presents.