Colbert Elementary School Museum Magnet students and Captain Barrington Irving
The Flying Classroom exploration team, led by Captain Barrington Irving, a National Geographic Explorer who holds the Guinness World Record as the youngest person to fly solo around the world, will visit Colbert Elementary School Museum Magnet students. Irving will talk to students about his recent two-month trip to Asia, Indonesia and Australia in an airplane converted into a Flying Classroom.
Friday, January 16, 2015, 11 a.m.
Colbert Elementary School
2702 Funston Street
Hollywood, FL 33020
Throughout the Flying Classroom’s recent trip, Colbert Elementary students followed the exploration team’s adventures through videos and a real-time blog. An electronic portal onboard enabled them to watch and participate in expeditions as part of their lessons. Irving will share with students the team’s adventures captured on video and interactive lessons around their findings focusing on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The visit is made possible through a Flying Classroom grant won by Colbert STEM engineering teacher Christopher Kohnke.
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