Aerospace Engineering Overview

Blast Off with Aerospace Engineering!

Let us explore what it means to be an aerospace engineer and to meet and hear from practicing and aspiring engineers.

Prompts to ask students to discuss and introduce the topic:

  • What is aerospace engineering in your mind?
  • Where do you think aerospace engineers work? What do they do?
  • Have you ever sat in a plane or rocket?
  • Have you ever made a plane/rocket?
  • What part of the plane/rocket’s functioning is interesting to you? What is mysterious?
  • Have you seen photos of space? Different planets? NASA? Who works there?

Videos to introduce Aerospace engineering to students:

Return to the STEM Activity Library to access the aerospace engineering activities and other engineering majors.