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43 resources with the keyterm wright brothers

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Celebrating 100 Years of Flight

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Participate in the 100th anniversary of the first flight. In groups, learners use the internet to research the roles the Wright Brothers and Amelia Earhart played in promoting the use of flight. They use the information to write and...
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The Wright Brothers

For Teachers 2nd
A five-day resource unit developed around the Wright Brothers is outlined in this 39-slide PowerPoint. Content, vocabulary, objectives, many activities, and evaluation ideas are provided in this in-depth lesson plan that should last...
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My Report Pack for. . .

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a handy guide for putting together a research report on birds, or on a selection of other topics (see the added materials.). Individuals are guided to think of three questions about their topic, they narrow down subtopics, use a...
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Happy 100th Birthday Airplane

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research the Wright Brothers and their plane. For this airplane history lesson, students use a hotlist of sites to research and create an airplane. A question is provided for each site.
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The "Wright" Puzzle

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
A crossword puzzle based on the lives of the Wright brothers. Students research on their own or in small groups several brief biographies of the Wright brothers.They complete a crossword puzzle based on their reading.
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The Physics of Flight

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Three activities allow young flight engineers to understand the 4 principles of flight (weight, lift, thrust, and drag), to construct a glider, and to create a propeller. Multicultural history and literature are integrated by reading...
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The Wright Brothers on Hollywood Squares

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students test their knowledge of the Wright brothers by playing "Hollywood Squares." They read (or listen) with comprehension. Students follow the rules as they actively participate in a game to test their reading (or listening)...
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Nineteenth Century Progress

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Highlight some of the major players and progressive inventions that shaped the latter half of the 19th century. From Thomas Edison to Vaudeville, this outline of pop and tech culture provides an American cultural context. Note: Use this...
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The Incorporation of America

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The incorporation and industrialization of America is covered in this image-rich slide show. While text is limited, there is no shortage of great images showing the progression and causes of American Industrialization. Perfect...
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Flying High in Ohio

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Her is a lesson using the Ohio State Quarter. Pupils utilize beautifully-designed worksheets embedded in the plan, to study about the origins of aviation. Many of the pioneers of aviation were born in Ohio. They compare some of the...
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The Wright Brothers: Heroes of Ohio

For Teachers 3rd
Although a lesson plan for use by a teacher, this resource could be used in the classroom to guide a discussion about the book Heroes of Ohio by Rick Sowash. The book, about the Wright Brothers, provides the basis for a discussion of...
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Early Flight Jeopardy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore aviation history. In this historical perspectives lesson, 8th graders play a game that requires them to recall facts about the history and physics of flight with primary sources available from the...
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Celebrating 100 Years of Flight

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the history of flight from the past 100 years. In this flight lesson, students read articles about the Wright Brothers, Amelia Earhart, and Space Shuttle astronauts. They pretend to be a newspaper reporter and do a...
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Mankind's Fascination With Flight

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read various novels and articles about the contributions of the Wright Brothers. Individually, they are tested on their comprehension of the material and discuss. In groups, they research the role of the people in their life...
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A Life Without Flight

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore impact of Ohio's aviation pioneers on life in America, discuss what life today would be like without people like the Wright Brothers, John Glenn, and Neil Armstrong, and brainstorm and research list of items that space...
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The Wright Stuff

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this lesson, students design an exhibition on the history of aviation for a science museum. For homework, they write short stories envisioning the future of flight in the year 2014.
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Doing Things the Wright Way

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners investigate 20th century inventions in order to examine how inventions reflect the historical events during which they were developed an
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Wind Tunnel

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars examine how wind tunnels are used for research and development.  In this aerodynamics instructional activity students are given instructions on how to develop different types of wind tunnel.
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The Invention of the Airplane

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the history of the airplane and the Wright brothers.  For this aviation lesson students examine the Wright brothers stories and kites.
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Airplane Propeller

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the different kinds of propellers and their functions.  In this airplane lesson students build a hand made propeller.
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Stories of the Wrights' Flights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine primary sources to understand the work of Wright Brothers. In this aviation history instructional activity, students study how primary documents and images are analyzed and write essays about the signifcance of...
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Airplane Anatomy- Technology

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the anatomy of an airplane. In this aviation history lesson, students read literature about the Wright brothers and then visit selected websites to examine images and watch video clips of the first flight. Student then...
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The Wright Brothers and Bernoulli's Principle

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore Bernoulli's Principle to airplane design.  In this physic lesson, 8th graders explore and analyze primary source images of various examples of flight by grouping images by similarities. They explore how Bernoulli's...
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Understanding Bernoulli's Principle

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explain why we fly. In this space science lesson plan, 5th graders discuss Bernoulli's prinicple and its relation to flight.