Take a Virtual Field Trip

Take your students outside the classroom with the Navy STEM Virtual Field Trip.

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Aircraft carriers are home to sophisticated technological systems and Sailors who employ STEM skills to launch and recover aircraft on the open seas. Our standards-aligned virtual field trip companion activity invites students to generate solutions for unexpected challenges on an aircraft carrier and identify Navy STEM careers that match their skills, interests and experiences.

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On flight deck control, it's a chess game of project management, the discipline of thinking ahead and how to manage space and time.

LCDR Vern Jensen
Aircraft Handling Officer USS Nimitz
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LCDR Vern Jensen