New York State

National Soaring Museum

Learn about the heritage of motorless flight, aeronautics and related physical sciences by exploring a large archive area and an 8,000-square-foot Heritage Hangar. Come explore a guided or self-guided tour of the heritage of motorless flight and learn the math and science of aerodynamics of the large collection of sailplanes on display dating back to the 1890s. The Soaring Encampment welcomes groups to reserve an overnight educational exciting, experience of constructing and test flying airplanes, touring the museum, building a life-size replica of a wing rib and buzzing through cockpit orientation and flight simulators.
 
Contact Info
Address: 51 Soaring Hill Drive, Elmira, New York 14903. Chemung County. Tel: 607-734-3128. Email: nsm@soaringmuseum.org. Website: www.soaringmuseum.org. Hrs: Daily 10AM-5PM. 
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Mathematics, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.
 
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

STEM Lesson Plan

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