Take students into the fascinating world of flight to show why engineers need to know mathematics in order to design crafts that stay in the air. Students visit McDonnel Douglas and see how some of the world's most unique aircraft are designed and see many practical math applications. Former Blue Angel, Navy Lieutenant Commander Donnie Cochran joins Escalante and his class to explain why learning math is an essential step in the preparation needed for a career in jet aviation.
Subjects: CAREER EDUCATION; EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES; OCCUPATIONAL GUIDANCE; PREVOCATIONAL EDUCATION; ENGINEERS; MATHEMATICS; RATIOS (MATHEMATICS); FLIGHT; AIRPLANES; AIRCRAFT DESIGN; SCIENCE
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