engineering http://kajx.org en Teaching the Nation's Future Engineers and Pilots http://kajx.org/post/teaching-nations-future-engineers-and-pilots <div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>As schools across the country work to improve students’ comprehension of math and science, one district in the region is taking those lessons to the sky. A new after-school program at the Aspen School District is using hands-on learning to churn out a new generation of aerospace engineers and pilots. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen has more.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fourth graders Rand and Christian carefully maneuver a remote controlled helicopter around a large gymnasium. Fri, 31 May 2013 23:22:56 +0000 Marci Krivonen 2211 at http://kajx.org Teaching the Nation's Future Engineers and Pilots