iFLY Orlando Teachers & Administrators Experience STEM Education at Open House 8/24 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

8/11/17

Who/What:

iFLY, the world’s largest indoor skydiving operator, invites Orlando-area teachers and administrators to take education to new heights. Tour iFLY’s two brand-new, state-of-the-art recirculating vertical wind tunnels in its newly opened Orlando facility – the only iFLY in the country that has dual tunnels – to learn about its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education Program. Discover why thousands of schools across the county have chosen iFLY for STEM Education field trips. This open house will include demonstrations, labs, refreshments and educators can even take a flight!

When:

Thursday, August 24, 2017

5 - 7 p.m.

Arrival and check-in: 5 p.m.

Snacks served: 5-6 p.m.

Presentation begins: 5:30 p.m.

Ball Demonstration in the Wind Tunnel: 6 p.m.

Flight Class: 6:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Where:

iFLY Orlando is located at 8969 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819

How:

Teachers and administrators interested in participating in the free flight must bring a school ID or a form stating they are part of an educational institution. Flight time is offered to family members who are also attending at a discounted rate of $39.95 per person. Reservations must be paid for in advance. Please contact iFLY Orlando's Group Events Manager Megan Istvanek at mistvanek@iflyworld.com or 407-818-1071.

Visit iFLYworld.com/education for complete details, videos, and curriculum information.

Also, kindly complete the waiver if you plan to fly during the event at https;//www.iflyworld.com/flight-waiver/

Why:

K-12 students across the United States can safely experience the thrill of flight while applying integral math and science skills with iFLY’s STEM Education Program. iFLY provides an educational, fun and safe experience that caters to a wide range of hands-on, real-world applications. IFLY’s STEM curriculum has been programmed and revised by local educators to align directly with local classrooms. School children of all abilities, including those with physical and cognitive challenges, can fully benefit from the iFLY STEM experience.

Highly trained STEM Educators will guide your students through an interactive presentation, demos in the wind tunnel and a grade-appropriate lab activity. Our field trips are hands-on, inquiry-based and designed to get students excited about STEM.

About the NEW iFLY Orlando: iFLY’s new Orlando facility is the company’s first to feature two recirculating vertical wind tunnels in the same facility. The two wind tunnels sit side-by-side in the facility and each features a 12-foot diameter flight chamber with wind flow powered by two quiet and clean running electric motors. All instructors at iFLY Orlando are IBA certified as the best-trained and safest instructors in the sport of indoor skydiving.

About iFLY Indoor Skydiving: Austin-based iFLY Holdings, LLC., is the world leader in design, manufacturing, sales and operations of wind tunnel systems for indoor skydiving. The company has flown more than 8,000,000 people in a dozen countries and at sea since launching the modern vertical wind tunnel industry in 1998. iFLY has more than 60 facilities operating worldwide with 28 wholly-owned in the US and has significant growth plans across the globe in the next 24 months. iFLY supports and utilizes the safety and training guidelines set out by the International Bodyflight Association (IBA) to ensure safety and progression of the sport of indoor skydiving. For more information on iFLY, visit www.iflyworld.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

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