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SRC launch: July in October

Temperature in the mid 70s, clear skies, almost no wind… you sure this is October?

I was pushing the button much of the day but snuck in a few rockets of my own, and abdicated close to the end of the launch to prep a couple rockets that needed more time. 286 more words

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STEM Academy Provides Enriched Learning

Students at the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering have an integrated STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) curriculum that not only interconnects the four classes that students take, but also enriches their learning with diverse activities and experiences. 379 more words

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SRC launch: Singularity

Yesterday’s weather was just about perfect for flying rockets. Could’ve been five degrees cooler but that’s about it.

I was the launch director, though, so I did a lot of pushing the button for other people’s rockets. 110 more words

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Spiral Approach to STEM Learning

Students at the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering get to learn topics that most other students may not see until late in high school or in college, if at all. 621 more words

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Learning by Doing: Hands On & Minds On

At the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering, students learn STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills in a variety of ways. In most lessons, the students are learning by doing what they are studying. 262 more words

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Building the Semroc Blue Bird Zero (part 2)

I finished putting the Blue Bird Zero together. I’ve forgotten, have I ever used the alternate top piece of the fin alignment tool? The one for narrower tubes? 112 more words

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Building the NewWay Too Square (part 8)

Look, in my defense, I tested the Testors laquer over the Duplicolor primer.

And I tested the Rustoleum 2X black enamel over the Testors laquer over the Duplicolor primer. 122 more words

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