AS 100: A Journey into Aviation History
A Journey into Aviation History is a course about aviation history focusing on the development of flight throughout the centuries. It starts with ancient civilizations, then progresses through time to modern days. It emphasizes civilian and military contributions to aviation, the development and modernization of the United States Air Force, and a brief history of astronomy and space exploration.
Our vision for this course is to bring alive the significant events that make up the exciting history of aviation. Along with the events, we focus on those people who accomplished them; their stories and why we are so proud of their accomplishments. Throughout the course there are readings, videos, hands-on activities, and in-text exercises to reinforce the course material presented. During the fall semester we will cover Units 1 and 2. During the spring semester we will cover Units 3 and 4. Aerospace Science (AS) will comprise 40% of your total class time. (1/2 elective credit per semester) *
AS 200 The Science of Flight
The Science of Flight: A Gateway to New Horizons is an introductory course that focuses on how airplanes fly, how weather conditions affect flight, flight and the human body, and flight navigation. This course is designed to complement materials taught in math, science physics, and other science related courses. The course delves into the principles of flight, explores how weather conditions affect flight, how flight affects the human body, and examines flight navigation with a focus on the purpose of navigational aids.
Cadets will gain a greater understanding of the science of flight. This knowledge can help cadets pursue a career in aviation, learn how to fly, and make them a more knowledgeable passenger on an airplane. Seize the opportunities that the science of flight has set before you! During the fall semester we will cover Chapter 1, Lessons 1-6, and Chapter 2, Lessons 1-5. During the spring semester we will cover Chapter 3, Lessons 1-2 and Chapter 4, Lessons 1-5. Aerospace Science will comprise 40% of your total class time. (1/2 elective credit per semester)*
AS 300 Exploring Space: The High Frontier
Exploring Space: The High Frontier is a science course that includes the latest information available in space science and space exploration. The course begins with the study of the space environment from the earliest days of interest in astronomy and early ideas of the heavens, through the Renaissance, and on into modern astronomy. It provides an in-depth study of the Earth, Sun, stars, Moon, and solar system, including the terrestrial and the outer planets. It discusses issues critical to travel in the upper atmosphere such as orbits and trajectories, unmanned satellites, and space probes. It investigates the importance of entering space and discusses manned and unmanned space flights, focusing on concepts surrounding spaceflight, space vehicles, launch systems, and space missions. The section on manned spaceflight focuses on the Space Shuttle, space stations and beyond, covering milestones in the endeavor to land on the Moon and to safely orbit humans and crafts for temporary and prolonged periods. The course covers the human aspect of spaceflight, focusing on the human experience in space. It also examines the latest advances in space technology, including robotics in space, the Mars Rover, and commercial uses of space. During the fall semester we will cover Unit 1, Chapters 1-4, and Unit 2, Chapter 5. During the spring semester we will cover Unit 3, Chapters 6-9, and Unit 4, Chapters 10-13. Aerospace Science (AS) will comprise 40% of your total class time. (1/2 elective credit per semester) *
AS 400 Cultural Studies: An Introduction to Global Awareness
Cultural Studies: An Introduction to Global Awareness is a customized course about the world's cultures. Students are introduced to the world's cultures through the study of world affairs, regional studies, and cultural awareness. The course delves into history, geography, religions, languages, culture, political systems, economics, social issues, environmental concerns, and human rights. It looks at major events and significant figures that have shaped each region. In this age when the Internet, trade, airplanes, satellites, and cell phones connect people everywhere, itâ€™s more important than ever to understand the world's cultures. Even if you never leave the United States, you may ï¬nd yourself working with or managing people from different parts of the world. If you end up working overseas, you will find that the more insight you have into other countries' history and customs, the more successfully you will navigate your way around new and exciting lands. Features in this book include detailed topographical (mountains, rivers, etc.) and political maps. Colored boxes add brief additional information about related topics, while fast Facts offer extra tidbits of information. The photos provide glimpses of present-day life in these lands. You will see how people dress and what their cities, cars, streets, buildings, and homes look like. While historical photos can be extremely interesting, this textbook supplies you with pictures of what these countries look like today. During the fall semester we will cover Chapter 1, Lessons 1-5, and Chapter 2, Lessons 1-5. During the spring semester we will cover Chapter 4, Lessons 1-5 and Chapter 6, Lessons 1-5. Aerospace Science will comprise 40% of your total class time. (1/2 elective credit per semester) *
AS 500 Honor Guard
The mission of the Chandler High School Corps of Cadets Honor Guard is to represent AFJROTC to the American public.
The vision of the Chandler High School Corps of Cadets Honor Guard is to ensure a legacy of cadets who promote the mission, protect the standards, perfect the image, and preserve the heritage.
Honor Guard members are responsible for ensuring that they are physically and mentally prepared to flawlessly execute a mission that requires a deep devotion to duty and a strong sense of dedication. Through precise drill movements, immaculate uniform appearance and attention to detail, honor guard members display the integrity, service, and excellence expected of all members. They are continually presented with opportunities to challenge themselves as they attempt to assume the responsibilities associated with being an Ambassador in Blue. Each member is responsible for their level of personal and professional conduct and their personal and professional development; a level ultimately determined by the strength of their personal commitment. This is a chance to challenge yourself more than you ever thought possible; being entrusted to uphold extremely high standards, epitomize perfection in dress and appearance, customs and courtesies, and drill and ceremonies. You alone determine what you will become. It's all about attitude and commitment; make the impossible inevitable, defy the limits of physical and mental endurance. Remember, the beginning determines the end. The Honor Guard class is a 7th hour course meeting Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
* Successful completion of three semesters of AFJROTC fulfills the Chandler High School graduation requirement for PE (physical education).
* This course is eligible for college elective credit from Adams State College or the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (Check with your instructor for more information; must be 16 years of age at the time of enrollment