STEM Instructional Videos

This page is being developed to provide practical STEM instruction and instructional support materials involving aviation-related topics.

The lessons listed below will access video presentations developed here at MAPS covering a wide variety of aviation subjects as they relate to Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology. Additional programs are being developed and will be posted as they are finalized.

If there are topics that you wish covered, please send your requests via e-mail to:

To access these video programs, click on the lesson links below.

Lesson 1.1 – Forces Overview

Lesson 1.2 – Weight

Lesson 1.3A – Lift (Part 1)

Lesson 1.3B – Lift (Part 2)

Lesson 1.4 – Drag

Lesson 1.5A – Thrust (Propellers)

Lesson 1.5B – Thrust (Turbines)

Lesson 2.1 – Controls Overview

Lesson 2.2A – Basic Flight Controls and Surfaces (Overview and Yaw)

Lesson 2.2B – Basic Flight Controls and Surfaces (Pitch Motion)

Lesson 2.2C – Basic Flight Controls and Surfaces (Roll)