Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Expands Free Online Course Offerings for Florida and Arizona Students

“Aviation is Your Future,” a free massive open online course, offers an introduction to aviation for children aged 8 to 17. Suitable for both girls and boys, the self-paced, six-hour online course helps fuel a passion for aviation by introducing young people to aviation fundamentals. Learners enrolled in this online course explore aspects of flight such as lift, gravity, thrust and drag. They also learn to identify the major parts of an airplane, describe the flight characteristics of a helicopter and discuss the goals of space exploration. The free course is a project of the Women in Aviation International (WAI) Chapter at Embry-Riddle Worldwide, offered in conjunction with WAI. To learn more about the free online courses offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, go to https://news.erau.edu/headlines/embry-riddle-expands-free-for-credit-online-course-catalog-to-florida-high-school-students and for answers to questions you might have, see https://worldwide.erau.edu/massive-open-online-courses