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Curriculum addition Aerospace Engineering For High School . STEM Pathway Development Update Wauwatosa School District Board of Education Presentation 12-12-11. ENGAGE THINK COLLABORATE INNOVATE CREATE. If we offered a new class, which would you like?. Aerospace – 43.0%
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Curriculum addition Aerospace Engineering For High School STEM Pathway Development Update Wauwatosa School District Board of Education Presentation 12-12-11 ENGAGETHINKCOLLABORATEINNOVATECREATE
If we offered a new class, which would you like? • Aerospace – 43.0% • Biotechnical – 12.9% • Civil engineering and architecture – 17.1% • Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)-19.3% • Capstone (EDD) – 12.9% • (Engineering Challenge Class – More rigorous then Challenge) 5% said they wanted to do both AE and CEA East 17% said they wanted to do both AE and CEA West ENGAGE THINKCOLLABORATEINNOVATE CREATE
Needs Assessment – East HS Surveyed 56 students, 51 responded (91%) ENGAGE THINKCOLLABORATEINNOVATE CREATE
Needs Assessment – West HS Surveyed 85 students, 59 responded (69%) ENGAGE THINKCOLLABORATEINNOVATE CREATE
Course Content/Concepts • Applied Physics, Earth Science, Life Science and Physical Science • Applied Algebra II, Geometry and Statistics • Fluid Mechanics • Robotics • Technology standards ENGAGE THINKCOLLABORATEINNOVATE CREATE
Significance of US Aerospace Industry • Opportunities in aviation and space industries • Employment opportunities expected to increase as Apollo-era engineers reach retirement age • Employs 500,000 workers, including managers, engineers, and highly skilled production workers • $80 - 100 Billion in exports per year • Above-average salaries at all levels • Opportunities in both government and private sector • Private industry is taking over launch services and rocket development in the United States • NASA still designs, builds, and operates many spacecraft and landers • USAF has extensive space program From US Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics ENGAGE THINKCOLLABORATEINNOVATE CREATE
Major Units • Introduction to Aerospace • Evolution of Flight • Physics of Flight • Flight Planning and Navigation • Aerospace Design • Materials and Structures • Propulsion • Flight Physiology • Space • Space Travel • Orbital Mechanics • Alternative Applications • Remote Systems • Aerospace Careers ENGAGE THINKCOLLABORATEINNOVATE CREATE
Academic Opportunities Within Wisconsin • UW-Madison Space Science Engineering Center • specialize in the development and application of aerospace technologies in: • Atmospheric and Earth Sciences • Planetary and Space Science • Instrument Development • Marquette University • Engineering Dean Robert Bishop - Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering and he is a specialist in the area of guidance, navigation and control. His research sponsors have included the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Johnson Space Center, Oerlikon-Contraves of Switzerland, NEC Corporation of Japan, National Instruments, Air Force Research Laboratory, Emergent Space Technologies, Lockheed Martin, and the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory. He is working to bring nano satellite opportunities to Marquette. ENGAGE THINKCOLLABORATEINNOVATE CREATE
Employment Opportunities in Wisconsin • ORBITEC • Astronautics Corporation of America • Eaton Corporation • Derco Aerospace • General Electric ENGAGE THINKCOLLABORATEINNOVATE CREATE
Projected Cost • Instructor Training - $3,000 • Vex Robotics - $12,000 (48 students) • Miscellaneous Costs – $6,000 • Yearly Renewable cost - $800 *Vex Robotics will be utilized in other PLTW courses