CAP AEM's Work Gaining National Attention
The high school robotics team of AEM Robert Richards (Michigan Wing) will be featured in an upcoming "60 Minutes" segment (scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 23). The Stockbridge Advanced Underwater Robotics team has gained national attention from their work helping the BentProp Project and Scripps Institute of Oceanography search for downed aircraft and WWII MIAs in the waters of the Western Pacific.
Watch a video of the group at work. Go now.
Thank you for voting for Civil Air Patrol to receive a $4,000 Lightspeed Aviation Foundation Grant!
Lightspeed presents Pilot's Choice Award grants to continue its mission of promoting a vibrant and growing pilot community and serving others. On November 1st, the Civil Air Patrol was selected to win a $4,000 from popular votes. Funds will be used to enhance CAP's K-6 Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) Program. See details below!
Special Memberships for Educators:For any formal or informal educator, click HERE for special membership info!
FREE CAP STEM Kit Program for CAP Units and Educators!
CAP & the AFA Aerospace/STEM Education Partnership: Air Force Association
Cadets, click here for AE resources!
2015 AFA CyberPatriot for Cadets & Schools: Read about this exciting program going on NOW !
Florida Wing to sponsor Spaceflight Orientation Course
NOTE DATE CHANGE: Held Feb. 18-21, 2015 at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral AFS, the special event is open to DAEs and DCS/AEs, AEMs and AEOs as well as unit commanders at the squadron, group, wing and national levels. The course includes a guided tour of the new Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit. Costs are a $35 activity fee plus the accommodation arrangements that each individual makes. Get more information and register.
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and Medal of Honor Character Development Site with Educational Lesssons
|CAP Aerospace/STEM Curriculum Products |
(how to obtain materials)
|External Aerospace/STEM Online Resources||CAP/STEM Alliances|
Aerospace Education Officers (AEOs)
~Work as uniformed CAP members with cadets & adults in squadrons across the nation
Aerospace Education Members (AEMs)
~Work as educators in schools & youth organizations (relevant for CAP Sr Members who are educators, as well as AEMs across the nation)
|ACE Program: Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) is a free, cross-curricular, grade-specific program for grades K-6.|
|AEX Award Program for Educators: Aerospace Education Excellence (AEX) is a free K-12 hands-on aerospace program with completion plaque and student certificates.|
|TOP Flights: Instructions on how pilots and AEOs can conduct Teacher Orientation Program Flights for local educators.||TOP Flights: Free program that allows our valued educators to get "out of the classroom and into the skies" to learn about aviation principles and how to integrate these in the learning environment for youth.|
|Grants: Submit a competitive application for a $250 Air Force Association (AFA) grant to promote Aerospace/STEM education in your unit!||Grants: Submit a competitive application for a $250 Air Force Association (AFA) grant to promote Aerospace/STEM education in your formal or informal learning environment!|
|Awards for Senior Members & Cadets||Awards for Educators|
|Success and Best Practices||Success and Best Practices|
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