Airway Science for Kids

 

Airway Science for Kids, Inc. exposes youth, especially those who are socially and economically challenged, to activities that inspire their interest and growth toward higher learning and careers in aerospace, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

The ASK program recently purchased 500 RivKits to help teach Portland School District students about aircraft construction. I visited the class and enjoyed the enthusiasm the students had towards the hands on experience of building the RivKits.

See more about Airway Science for Kids at airwayscience.org

Teacher Colin McStravick goes over today's agenda.
Teacher Colin McStravick goes over today’s agenda.

 

Students busy preparing parts.
Students busy preparing parts.

 

Flush cutting the parts off the parts tree.
Flush cutting the parts off the parts tree.

 

Filing parts edges smooth.
Filing parts edges smooth.

 

Bending the wings.
Bending the wings.

 

Riveting parts together.
Riveting parts together.

 

Collaborating.
Collaborating.

 

Final assembly.
Final assembly.

 

Test flying.
Test flying.

 

Contemplating designing his own.
Contemplating designing his own.

 

Custom paint scheme designs.
Custom paint scheme designs.

 

Go Ducks!
Go Ducks!

 

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