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Learning about space

Learning about space

Kindergartener Brock Fanconi launches his paper airplane for a distance flight competition.


POSTED April 5, 2011 10:56 p.m.
Walnut Elementary Education Center celebrated “Space Week” this week. Space week started 15 years ago to commemorate astronaut Alan Sheppard’s first U.S. manned space launch. Students at Walnut learned about aerodynamics, flight control and design, and rocketry. Fifth grade teacher Bret Sutterley said Space Week is now done in conjunction with California Standardized Testing to loosen up what can be a tight atmosphere on campus.
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