Using Elements with Aperture?

I recently signed up for the Elements free trial. I can see in Aperture where Elements is the external editor and can then open Elements accordingly. Problem I have is "how do I then get the picture(s) I want to edit into Elements (and, therefore, back to Aperture). At the moment the trial is a waste of my time. Does anyone have any ideas?

To edit an image in PSE from Aperture you need to set PSE as an external editor.
Please keep it in mind that you are selecting correct application file from Aperture preference.
Please refer this below screen shot.

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