HAMPTON, Va. July 14, 2011
Simulation-based aerospace engineering relies on computer models and simulations of aerospace structures, materials, atmospheric flight conditions and system operations to design improvements for the next generation of flight vehicles and systems.
Behzad Raiszadeh Hampton, Va.
Kennedy Space Center Florida Houston Kingsville, Texas
During the program, teachers will work alongside NASA mentors in various agency laboratories and have the opportunity to tour NASA facilities. They also will participate in NASA’s Digital Learning Network, learn about other agency educational resources, hear speakers, and develop lesson plans incorporating modeling and simulation concepts.
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The teachers were required to obtain sponsorships from industry and academia. Forty sponsors have committed post-workshop support to the teachers, including mentoring, classroom site visits, field trips, equipment loans, forums for future workshops and speakers, and financial donations.
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