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Heroes of the Sky
for the classroom


· Heroes of the Sky Lesson Plans and Pilot Logs
· Discovery Decks
· Heroes of the Sky Interactive CD-ROM
· Museum Quests for Heroes of the Sky
· Big Culture Lesson

Heroes of the Sky Lesson Plans and Pilot Logs
For use in the classroom and in the museum! Request your free Heroes of the Sky Pilot Logs for each student in your class to use when you visit the Henry Ford Museum's newest exhibit!. All activities align with Michigan Curriculum Framework Science, Social Studies or English Language Arts Content Standards and Benchmarks.

* Heroes of the Sky Pilot Log (PDF)
* Heroes of the Sky Pilot Log and Pencils Request Form
* Heroes of the Sky Social Studies and English Lesson Plans (PDF)
* Heroes of the Sky Science Lesson Plans (PDF)

Discovery Decks

Planes K-3
Flight 4th-8th
Much more than a scavenger hunt, themed Discovery Decks contain cards that help teachers, group leaders and students explore the 40,000 square foot exhibit Heroes of the Sky. Each card connects to social studies, math, science and language arts curricula and includes questions and activities to engage students during and after a field trip. No pencils or paper needed!

$5.00 per deck includes shipping. To order in advance of your visit, contact our Call Center at 313.982.6001. Purchase on site from museum, village or IMAX ticket sellers.

Heroes of the Sky Interactive CD ROM
Experience Henry Ford Museum's Heroes of the Sky exhibit at school or home on your computer. Take a virtual tour of the 40,000-square-foot exhibit, play games, and view historic movies from the exhibit and a time line of aviation milestones. You can even explore the cockpits of planes!

Museum Quests for Heroes of the Sky!
Museum Quests are new web-based lesson plans that use our exhibits and begin and end in your classroom. Museum Quests are designed to:

* Help provide direction and structure for your field trip
* Link directly to curriculum content standards
* Promote investigating, observing, creating, discovering, collaborating, imagining and problem solving in selected exhibits

Click on a lesson plan you would like try with your students!
* The Exhibit: Heroes of the Sky
The Challenge: Design a Board Game
* The Exhibit: Heroes of the Sky
The Challenge: Construct a Timeline

Big Culture Lesson
With a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, The Henry Ford and Romulus Community Schools collaborated to create model programs and materials for students and teachers. Project activities were built around a new Henry Ford Museum exhibit Heroes of the Sky. Lesson plans and onsite students materials--Pilot Logs that could be used by teachers and students in the Museum and classroom were developed. Learn more.



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