51 Lessons from the Sky

Author: Fletcher McKenzie

Publisher: Squabbling Sparrows Press



Page: 300

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Learn from the largest air force in the world - the US Air Force. 51 Lessons From The Skycontains stories from USAF pilots and crew who lived to share their stories of air incidents, and close calls. If you enjoy Mayday, Air Crash Investigation or Seconds Before Disaster, then you will love this companion book to the best selling General Aviation book 81 Lessons From The Sky and the Commercial and Air Transport Aviation book 101 Lessons From The Sky. 51 Lessons From The Sky is possible thanks to the USAF pilots who served and shared their failings and misadventures. All fifty-one stories are introduced by former USAF Test Pilot, Shuttle Pilot and Shuttle Commander Colonel Tom Henricks. Real life unclassified stories straight from the pilots who lived to tell the tale. 51 stories about unique military aircraft, including the F-16 Viper, C, CJ, U-28A, T-1A Jayhawk, C-21 Super Taxi, C-17 Transport, C-130E Hercules, AC-130, HC-130, MC-130H, EC-130H, B-52, KC-135, KC-10, A-10 Thunderbolt, F-15 Eagle, E-3 Sentry, B-1B Bomber, CF-5, CV-22B Osprey and a T-6 II doing aerobatics, and includes a number of declassified stories. It includes the Special Operations Squadron, 77th Fighter Squadron, 36th Maintenance Squadron, 58th Operations Support Squadron, 962nd Airborne Air Control Squadron, 80th Flying Training Wing, 25th Fighter Squadron, 18 OSS/OSOST, 47th Flying Training Wing, 40th and 39th Airlift Squadron, 43rd Airlift Wing, 32nd Air Refueling Squadron. With all crew surviving to tell their tale. Read about complacency, maintenance issues, poor planning, limitations and fatigue, and dozens more easy-to-read true accounts of potentially catastrophic incidents narrowly averted. And the lessons the pilots, the crew, the ground crew, the engineers, and the co-pilots learnt. Learn from the experiences of others so you don't make the same mistakes. An essential read for all current and future crew, aviators and air force personnel. Remember, safety first. Order now.

Survey of Astronomy Parent Lesson Plan


Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group


Category: Education

Page: 230

View: 869

Course Description: Taking Back Astronomy: Take a breathtaking look at the universe in this comprehensive guide to the heavens! Sit back and explore the world at your fingertips. This book explains the scale and size of the universe that is hard for our minds to imagine, yet can only indicate the Master's hand at work. Marvel at over 50 full-color, rarely seen photos of stars, nebulas, and galaxies. Study the facts that challenge secular theories and models of the universe-how it began and how it continues to amaze the scientific community. Explore numerous evidences that point to a young universe: magnetic poles of planets, the spiral shape of galaxies, comets and how long scientists think they can last, and much more. Step out among the stars and experience the truly awesome power of God through this glimpse of His vast creation. Our Created Moon: For eons the moon has intrigued humanity. From its creation through the current issues of space exploration the moon has been both a light in the night and a protective shield of earth placed perfectly by God, regulating our seasons and keeping our atmosphere purified. Billions of dollars have been spent to reach its surface and discover its secrets; open these pages and discover those secrets for yourself. The Stargazer's Guide to the Night Sky: Explore the night sky, identify stars, constellations, and even planets. Stargaze with a telescope, binoculars, or even your naked eye. Allow Dr. Jason Lisle, a research scientist with a masters and PhD in astrophysics, to guide you in examining the beauty of God’s Creation with 150 full color star-charts. Learn the best ways and optimal times to observe planets and stars with easy to use illustrations. Create or expand the hobby of stargazing; an outdoor, educational hobby to enjoy with friends or family. Our Created Moon DVD: In this illustrated presentation, Dr. Don DeYoung looks at four of the most popular ideas evolutionists have to offer regarding the moon's origin, and logically concludes that this "lesser light" could only have been placed in its orbit by an all-knowing, all-powerful Creator. Created Cosmos DVD: Our universe is truly an amazing thing. The vastness of space boggles the mind, and the beauty of diversity we find there points to a Creator. The Psalmist wrote, "When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained, what is man that You are mindful of him, and the Son of man that You visit him?" Take a tour through the universe during this awe-inspiring presentation.

Art is Fundamental

Teaching the Elements and Principles of Art in Elementary School

Author: Eileen S. Prince

Publisher: Chicago Review Press


Category: Education

Page: 190

View: 362

Art Is Fundamental can be used by teachers with extensive art training who must explain complicated concepts to first graders, or by teachers or home-schoolers with no such background who suddenly find they will be teaching art. Eileen Prince has developed a comprehensive art curriculum that can be integrated into any teacher's existing instruction. Though written for elementary school teachers, these lessons can be easily condensed and adapted for middle or even high school students.--[book cover]

Concepts of Earth Science & Chemistry Parent Lesson Plan

Author: John Hudson Tiner

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group


Category: Education

Page: 140

View: 607

Concepts of Earth and Chemistry Course Description This is the suggested course sequence that allows one core area of science to be studied per semester. You can change the sequence of the semesters per the needs or interests of your student; materials for each semester are independent of one another to allow flexibility. Semester 1: Earth Blending a creationism perspective of history with definitions of terms and identification of famous explorers, scientists, etc., this book gives students an excellent initial knowledge of people and places, encouraging them to continue their studies in-depth. Semester 2: Chemistry Chemistry is an amazing branch of science that affects us every day, yet few people realize it, or even give it much thought. Without chemistry, there would be nothing made of plastic, there would be no rubber tires, no tin cans, no televisions, no microwave ovens, or something as simple as wax paper. This book presents an exciting and intriguing tour through the realm of chemistry as each chapter unfolds with facts and stories about the discoveries of discoverers. Find out why pure gold is not used for jewelry or coins. Join Humphry Davy as he made many chemical discoveries, and learn how they shortened his life. See how people in the 1870s could jump over the top of the Washington Monument. Exploring the World of Chemistry brings science to life and is a wonderful learning tool with many illustrations and biographical information.

Creative Activities for Young Children

Author: Mary Mayesky

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 688

View: 547

CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 10th Edition, is an invaluable resource for any teacher, pre-service or experienced, as well as for parents and child-care providers. Featuring a wealth of information covering every conceivable content area encountered in an early childhood classroom as well as up to grade 5, this combined art/curriculum text promotes creativity in children and encourages readers to exercise their own creativity. The sound theoretical base is applied in hundreds of practical activities. The Tenth Edition features expanded coverage of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP), Web tools in the arts, and brain research, and nearly all photos are new. All references, including websites, software recommendations, and additional readings have been updated. The final section on Creativity and Multicultural Education covers the place of creativity in the anti-bias curriculum, and provides a multitude of creative activity ideas for use in today’s multicultural classrooms. Students will find this book to be a helpful resource throughout their professional careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Anthropology: The Human Challenge

Author: William A. Haviland

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Category: Social Science

Page: 784

View: 943

Explore the most fascinating, creative, dangerous, and complex species alive today: you and your neighbors in the global village. With compelling photos, engaging examples, and select studies by anthropologists in far-flung places, the authors of ANTHROPOLOGY: THE HUMAN CHALLENGE provide a holistic view of anthropology to help you make sense of today's world. You'll discover the different ways humans face the challenge of existence; the connection between biology and culture in the shaping of human behavior; and the impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Teaching STEM and Common Core with Mentor Texts: Collaborative Lesson Plans, K–5

Collaborative Lesson Plans, K-5

Author: Anastasia Suen

Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 237

View: 566

Librarians can use this book to become leaders in their schools, collaborating with teachers to keep them abreast of resources that will facilitate the inclusion of STEM in the curriculum. • Offers five library lessons for each STEM subject based on a mentor text and a lesson for the collaborating teacher • Provides a booktalk to interest the students and a "Book Time" section that allows for reading all or parts of the book accompanied by a general discussion • Shows the range of grades for which each lesson is most suited and how it can be adapted • Includes a graphic organizer (GO Chart) with each lesson, as well as two options for assessing the lesson