New England Air Museum
For Educators

We are an educational facility filled with primary resources that document the story of flight and highlights local contributions to the development of aviation and aerospace technology. Consider us a resource for you and your students, providing you opportunities to explore HISTORY, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, and CAREERS in aviation and aerospace engineering.

To arrange for a group tour, or for information about customizing a tour or workshop to meet your educational objectives, please contact:

Caroline d'Otreppe, Director of Educational Programming
(860) 623-3305 x313
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Build and Fly Activities
These hands-on activities spark the imagination, challenge the inquisitive mind, and can serve as an engaging anticipatory set for further study in science, history and technology.

Hot Air Balloon (PreK - Grade 5)
Whirligig Helicopter (PreK - Grade 5)
Pathfinder Foam Flier (Grades 3 - 8)
Propeller (Grades 3-8)

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Homeschool Resources
Click here for a Homeschool Guide to the Museum for suggestions on how best to spend a day at the Museum with your homeschool.

SOAR for Science TEACHER LOG IN!

This is only for teachers participating in the SOAR for Science program. Click here for access to your lesson plan documents, pre & post visit activities, and unique videos for use in your classroom.