Summer 2024 Teacher Workshops

Teacher Workshops

FREE WOW! Teacher Workshops

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to elevate your teaching and inspire your students with the magic of aviation! Reserve your spot today. Click here to register.  

Why Attend a WOW! Workshop?
  • Gain valuable insights and resources to enhance your teaching of STEM topics.
  • Foster a sense of exploration in your students through hands-on activities.
  • Network with fellow educators and exchange ideas for innovative teaching strategies.
  • Receive a certificate of participation upon completion of the workshop.
What do I need to know?
  • All workshops are free.
  • All workshops are held at SOITA. 1205 E. Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402; 937-746-6333
  • All workshops are 9:00-3:00, with an hour for lunch on your own.

    Join us for an exciting dive into the topic of aviation! These workshops aim to introduce you to the WOW! and SOITA programs and provide you with WOW! lessons and hands-on activity ideas that you can integrate into your curriculum to spark curiosity and excitement in your students. 

    Two dates tailored specifically for 5th to 8th-grade educators. Come to one or both and explore different ideas to use in your classrooms.

    Monday, June 17 - Aviation: Flights and Kites
    • Gain insights into the principles of flight, including lift, thrust, drag, and gravity.
    • Discover how these concepts apply to various flying objects, from birds to airplanes.
    • Learn about the aerodynamic principles that enable kites to soar through the air.
    • Discover hands-on activities to teach your students about kite design and construction.
    Tuesday, July 16 - Aviation through Rocketry
    • Dive into the world of rocketry and space exploration.
    • Explore safe and engaging experiments to introduce your students to the excitement of launching rockets.

    Two dates tailored specifically for kindergarten to 4th grade educators. Come to one or both and explore different ideas to use in your classrooms. 

    Tuesday, June 18 - Flight Path to Creativity
    • Learn about the history of flight and the pioneering achievements of the Wright Brothers.
    • Discover how the Wright Brothers inventions revolutionized the way we travel and explore the skies.
    • Dive into the basic principles of flight, including lift, thrust, drag, and weight.
    Wednesday, July 17 - Taking Flight
    • Understand the influence of wind and weather on aviation.
    • Explore the legacy and fascinating story of the Wright Brothers' journey to achieving powered flight.

    For any inquiries or further information, please contact Angel Callahan


  • FREE!
  • K-8 grade teachers
  • STEM-focused classroom resources
  • Information about programs from WOW! and current partner, SOITA


For more information, please contact , 937-938-4868.


The Education Outreach office reserves the right to cancel events due to surges in COVID-19 cases or changes in or elevation of health protection conditions - HPCONs. We will attempt to give as much notice as possible if a cancelation occurs. As a Wright-Patterson AFB organization, we must adhere to DoD, DAF, and/or WPAFB guidelines.