Flight Director Activities
Flight Director Activities are hands-on science demonstrations and activities that can be tailored to your individual
groups. Please contact our Group Sales Coordinator at 850.645.7777 or Susan Borland at 850.645.7788 if you need additional information or are interested in scheduling a flight director activity.
- Flight Director Activities are 45 minutes unless otherwise noted
- Fee is $2.50/student with a $75 minimum unless otherwise noted
Includes: Bernouli’s principle demo, Wind tubes, Bernouli straw demo, Balloon Rockets,
General Physical Science (K-12)
Air pressure and air resistance demos, Gravity demo
Includes: Air Pressure (Why do you need a space suit?), Bell Jar/Vacuum pump (Balloon, shaving cream, buzzer in the jar), Gyroscope, Satellites in space, Van de Graff generator
Electro Magnetic Demos (Grades 4-12)
Includes: Lots of Van de Graff generator demos, Gravity induced electric generator, Copper pipe magnet demo, Electric motor demo, Magnet demos, Electro-magnet
Barany Chair and Neurovestibular Demos (Grades 6-12)
Light & Optics (Grades 8-12)
(Maximum 32 students)
The perfect addition to your mission. Learn how microgravity affects the senses of the astronauts. Using a rotating platform see how the ears are affected by motion. Students will take a spin in the Barany chair and try vision distortion goggles.
Includes: Lasers (How do they work? Different types of lasers)
Make Your Own Bernouli Straw (K-8)
Lenses (Concave, convex, Fresnel, Snell’s law), Prisms, Polarizers, Wave structure of light
(90 minutes)($10/student ) Minimum 15 students
2 week notice preferred
Includes Aerodynamics and additional Bernouli principle demonstrations
Students construct their own Bernouli straw that they can take home
Build Your Own Electric Motor (Grades 4-12)
(90 minutes)($10/student) Minimum 15 students
2 week notice preferred
This includes some of the electromagnetic demonstrations listed above and
students build their own electric motor to take home.
Rocketry (Grades 4-12)
(90-120 minutes)($10/student) Minimum 15 students
Learn rocketry principals and Newton’s laws of motion.
Build and launch high pressure paper rockets
Motorized Mechanisms (Grades 3 – 5)
(2 hours)($15/student) Minimum 15 students
Build a motorized machine while exploring simple machines. Watch your creation move.
Robotics (Grades 6-12)
(4 hours)($20/student) Minimum 15 students Maximum 30 students
Build your own NXT Lego robot and watch it work. Program the NXT and work with robotic arms.
Please contact Susan Borland 850.645.7787 if you need
additional information or are interested in scheduling a flight director activity.