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Amateur Radio Uses in School Curriculum

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Subject AreaElementary LevelJr. High/Intermediate LevelHigh SchoolCollege
Communication arts,
Language arts
Verbal skills
Reading
Writing
Spelling
Conversational skills
Record keeping
Reading
Writing
Spelling
Note-taking skills
Letter writing
Higher verbal skills
Reference material skills
Following directions
Reading
Writing
Spelling
Notetaking skills
Letter writing
Communication careers
Communication careers
Mathematics
Formulas
Metric System
Computing distances
Measuring
Using calculators
Metric system
Charts and graphs
Electrical formulas
Estimating
Ratios
Using calculators
Algebraic equations
Calculating electrical values
Calculating physics problems
Metric system
Using calculators
Calculating electrical values
Calculating physics problems
Social studies, World studies, Government
Maps/globes
Learning new cultures
Meeting people from other lands
Current events
Longitude/latitude
World time zones
International date line
Meeting people from other lands
History of radio
Cartography
Current events
International communications law
Federal Communications Commission
Meeting people from other lands
History of radio
Cartography
Current events
International communications law
Federal Communications Commission
History of science and technology
Current events
Computer science
Collecting data
Comparing data
Making tables
Packet (computer) radio
Interpreting data results
Compiling data
Comparing data
Making charts
Packet (computer) radio
Estimating data results
Compiling data
Comparing data
Making graphs
Packet (computer) radio
Satellite tracking
Decoding telemetry
Packet (computer) radio and networking
Store and forward satellite BBSs
Using X.25 protocol
Science, Physics
Radio waves
Magnets
Meteorology
Basic electricity
Science careers
Radio waves
Ionosphere/Troposphere
Ohm's Law
Basic electricity
Radio frequencies
Meteorology
Space Science
Scientific Method
Science careers
Satellites
TV transmission
Electronic theory
Electromagnetic waves
Space Science
Meteorology
Scientific Method
Science careers
Satellites
TV transmission
Electrical Engineering
Space Science
Meteorology
Radio propagation
Communications and Solar Car races
Electronics technology
Basic electrical components
Basic electrical formulas
Basic electronics
Basic circuits
Wiring projects
Soldering
Electrical safety
Advanced electronics
Advanced circuits
Electronic construction
Soldering
Electrical safety
Reading schematics
Antenna propagation
Careers in technology and electronics
System architecture
Circuit design and construction
Reading schematics
System architecture
Satellite communications
Foreign languages
Foreign customs
Basic electrical formulas
Learning foreign words
Studying English roots
Speaking foreign languages
Listening to short wave foreign broadcasts
Letter writing in foreign languages
Speaking foreign languages
Listening to short wave foreign broadcasts
Graphic arts
Design
Design
Graphic reproduction
Design
Industrial arts
Fabricating metalwork
Circuit board layout
Schematic capture (CAD)
Field construction (antennas)
Component acquisition
Circuit board layout
Industrial Engineering
Fabricating metalwork
Satellite construction

Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 10/31/2002
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