Texas Wing Cadet Programs


Aerospace Dimensions Read Aloud

Module 1
​Mod 1 Introduction
Mod 1 Ch 1 - Flight Introduction
Mod 1 Ch 1 - God, Angels, Prisoners, & Balloons
Mod 1 Ch 1 - Nature's Flying Machine
Mod 1 Ch 1 - Two Great Scientists Never Flew, But
Mod 1 Ch 1 - A New Look at Lift
Mod 1 Ch 1 - The Components of a Standard Airfoil
Mod 1 Ch 1 - The Wing Creates a Huge Amount of Down Force on the Surrounding Air
Mod 1 Ch 1 - The Importance of Angle of Attack
Mod 1 Ch 1 - The Four Forces Acting upon an Airplane in Flight
Mod 1 Ch 1 - The Three Axes
Mod 1 Ch 1 - The Aerodynamics of a Propeller
Mod 1 Ch 1 - UAV-Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Mod 1 Ch 1 - The Big Bird - Global Hawk
Mod 1 Ch 2 - To Fly by the Lifting Power of Rising Air Introduction
Mod 1 Ch 2 - Rising Air Can Make Things Fly
Mod 1 Ch 2 - Gliders & Sailplanes
Mod 1 Ch 2 - The Civil Air Patrol Cadet Glider Program
Mod 1 Ch 3 - Balloons - They Create their Own Thermals Introduction
Mod 1 Ch 3 - Balloons were First


Module 2

Module 2 Introduction

Module 2 Ch 1 - Airplane Systems Intro

Module 2 Ch 1 - Airplane Engine Part 1

Module 2 Ch 1 - Airplane Engine Part 2

Module 2 Ch 1 - Airplane Engine Part 3

Module 2 Ch 1 - Instruments

Module 2 Ch 1 - Glass Cockpit

Module 2 Ch 1 - GPS

Module 2 Ch 2 - Airports Intro

Module 2 Ch 2 - The Flight Profile

Module 2 Ch 2 - Runway Markings

Module 2 Ch 2 - Airport Signs

Module 2 Ch 2 - Wind Direction Indicators

Module 2 Ch 3 - Aeronautical Charts Intro

Module 2 Ch 3 - Sectional Aeronautical Charts

Module 2 Ch 3 - The Legend and it's Symbols


Module 3

Module 3 Introduction

Module 3 Ch 1 - The Admosphere Intro

Module 3 Ch 1 - Composition of the Atmosphere

Module 3 Ch 2 - Air Circulation

Module 3 Ch 2 - Radiation

Module 3 Ch 2 - Rotation and Revolution

Module 3 Ch 2 - Circulation and Global Winds

Module 3 Ch 2 - Jet Stream

Module 3 Ch 3 - Weather Elements Introduction

Module 3 Ch 3 - Wind

Module 3 Ch 3 - Temperature

Module 3 Ch 3 - Pressure

Module 3 Ch 4 - Moisture and Clouds Introduction

Module 3 Ch 4 - Moisture

Module 3 Ch 4 - Fog

Module 3 Ch 4 - Precipitation

Module 3 Ch 4 - Water Cycle

Module 3 Ch 4 - Clouds

Module 3 Ch 4 - Cloud Classification

Module 3 Ch 4 - The Lenticular Clouds

Module 3 Ch 5 - Weather Systems

Module 3 Ch 5 - Air Masses

Module 3 Ch 5 - Fronts

Module 3 Ch 5 - Severe Weather


Module 4

Module 4 Introduction

Module 4 Ch 1 - History Learning Outcomes

Module 4 Ch 1 - Modern Rocketry

Module 4 Ch 2 - Rocket Principles etc

Module 4 Ch 2 - Principles

Module 4 Ch 2 - Newtons Laws of Motions

Module 4 Ch 2 - Rocket Systems

Module 4 Ch 2 - World Land Speed Record

Module 4 Ch 2 - US and Canada take Challenge

Module 4 Ch 2 - Next Step Project Bloodhound

Module 4 Ch 3 - Private Space Travel

Module 4 Ch 3 - Rockets in the 2nd Millenium

Module 4 Ch 3 - Private Space Travel


Module 5

Module 5 Introduction

Module 5 Ch 1 - Space

Module 5 Ch 1 - Space is a Place

Module 5 Ch 1 - Characteristics of Space

Module 5 Ch 1 - Galaxies

Module 5 Ch 1 - Space Environment around the Earth

Module 5 Ch 2 - Stars

Module 5 Ch 2 - Stars in the Night Sky

Module 5 Ch 2 - Measuring Distances

Module 5 Ch 2 - Measuring Brightness

Module 5 Ch 2 - A Star's Life

Module 5 Ch 2 - Life Cycle of Stars

Module 5 Ch 2 - Multiple Stars
Module 5 Ch 3 - Our Solar System

Module 5 Ch 3 - The Sun

Module 5 Ch 3 - The Moon

Module 5 Ch 3 - Other Bodies

Module 5 Ch 4 - Our Solar System

Module 5 Ch 4 - Mercury

Module 5 Ch 4 - Venus

Module 5 Ch 4 - Earth

Module 5 Ch 4 - Mars

Module 5 Ch 4 - Jupiter

Module 5 Ch 4 - Saturn

Module 5 Ch 4 - Uranus

Module 5 Ch 4 - Neptune

Module 5 Ch 4 - Pluto


Module 6

Module 6 Introduction

Module 6 Ch 1 - Unmanned Spacecraft

Module 6 Ch 1 - Satellites

Module 6 Ch 1 - Satellites as a System

Module 6 Ch 1 - Orbits and Trajectories

Module 6 Ch 1 - The Spacecraft as a Vehicle

Module 6 Ch 1 - Unmanned Spacecraft

Module 6 Ch 2 - Manned Spacecraft

Module 6 Ch 2 - First in Space

Module 6 Ch 2 - Project Mercury

Module 6 Ch 2 - Project Gemini

Module 6 Ch 2 - Project Apollo

Module 6 Ch 2 - Project Skylab

Module 6 Ch 2 - Project Apollo-Soyuz

Module 6 Ch 2 - Space Shuttle

Module 6 Ch 2 - Manned Spaceflight

Module 6 Ch 2 - A Current Picture

Module 6 Ch 3 - Living and Working in Space

Module 6 Ch 3 - Space Stations

Module 6 Ch 3 - International Space Station

Module 6 Ch 3 - Living and Working on Space Stations

Module 6 Ch 3 - Extravehicular Activities

Module 6 Ch 3 - Space Suits

Module 6 Ch 3 - The Future in Space

Module 6 Ch 3 - Spinoffs from the Space Program