Boeing – FUTURE U: Virtual Field Trip - Innovating the Future

Join Boeing and Discovery Education on a mission to inspire the world through aerospace innovation with an exclusive virtual field trip to historic Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

This behind-the-scenes tour will introduce students to just a few of the amazing Boeing employees who are preparing to write the next chapter of space history with the launch of the Starliner/CST-100 spacecraft and the deployment of the Space Launch System (SLS).

This virtual field trip will explore a variety of unexpected roles and functions that lend to the development of complex projects, like the Starliner/CST-100 and the SLS. Along the way, students will be exposed to the unusual paths that have led to these unique careers.

Science Topics
Newton's Laws of Motion , Physics
Engineering Topics
Structures, Systems
Engineer (Aerospace), Engineer (Mechanical), Engineer (Systems)
K-6, Middle School, Educator
4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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Prepare your students for our virtual experience with this standards-aligned activity, designed to further explore key concepts in aerospace and engineering.

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