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Parkland Magnet School for Aerospace Technology
Math • Science • Aerospace, Satellite, and Robotic Engineering
School office: 301-438-5700
4610 West Frankfort Drive, Rockville, MD 20853
Students who choose Parkland will specialize in rigorous mathematics and science focused on the problem-solving requirements of aerospace and robotic engineering. Parkland students will have the unique opportunity to:
explore technology solutions in aerospace, satellite,
and robotic engineering
experience a rigorous scientific environment involving
team problem solving and research
work with peers to compete in NASA and other
Parkland Magnet School for Aerospace Technology offers students in Grades 6, 7, and 8 a rigorous academic program focused through advanced and applied math and science. All students will take an interdisciplinary science course each year and may opt to take a high-level science elective with the goal of taking a high school science course in Grade 8.
What is Special About Parkland Magnet School?
Walk into a building where students...
- share a thirst for knowledge, but especially scientific knowledge
experience the thrill of working on real science challenges proposed by NASA scientists
learn scientific information and use math to solve problems
conduct experiments in robotics that rival those faced by the Mars rover
work in teams using mathematical tools to create products that solve engineering problems
effectively communicate new findings to peers and scientists in the scientific community
build and program robotic rovers to compete in local, state, and national events
Is Parkland Magnet School for You?
Do you like...
robots, space exploration, satellite and flight technology?
learning by experimenting with the latest technology and equipment?
sharing the experience of competition with students from other states?
inventing and explaining new ideas and technologies?
solving engineering problems using scientific knowledge and equipment?