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58 resources with the keyterm aviation

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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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African Americans in Aviation: The 1940s- A Decade of Change

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students investigate African Americans in aviation. In this primary resources lesson, students examine primary resources to research the history of African American in aviation. Students answer two research questions and write an essay...
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Orville and Wilbur Wong and the Fantastic Flying Machines

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine the role of Chinese immigrants in America. They investigate literature, history and cultures of Chinese-Americans. This ambitious plan takes two weeks to complete, and it brings in elements...
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The Airplane

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students demonstrate the Bernoulli Principle, review the influences that affected the Wright Brothers, and make and modify paper airplanes. This amazing lesson plan has an excellent structure, and very clear plans for the students to...
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Aviation

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a selection about aviation and respond to 1 short answer question that requires extra research.
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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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Lesson 6: Crowded Skies

For Teachers 5th - 12th
This is a treasure-trove of multimedia resources to help your scholars analyze transportation methods. They discuss different forms of movement, utilizing several infographics to spur conversation deeper and get visual learners engaged....
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Milestones of Flight

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Discover seven of the most historic aircraft and spacecraft in the collections of the National Air and Space Museum. By research into the major milestones of aviation history your students will recognize features that enable flight,...
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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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How It's Made - Helicopter

For Teachers 5th - 8th
See how engineers spend hours constructing and designing helicopters. Science, design, and mechanics are all incorporated in this process. A great way to introduce a variety of career associated with science and engineering.
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How It's Made - Airplanes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Kids can use this video to see how engineers, machines, and mechanics work together to construct airplanes. It's an amazing process that requires precision, science, and design! Have your class compare this process to the process...
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For the Fun of It

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students view pictures of Amelia Earhart and discuss the social and historical context of her life. They read excerpts of Earhart's autobiography "The Fun of It" and analyze her purpose in writing it.
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Things That Fly

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students locate images of two things that fly on the Internet and print them. They develop graphic organizers to compare and contrast the two images and exhibit the images along with the organizers in a classroom gallery.
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Beginning with Inquiry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine several photographs of famous early aviators. They discuss the details of the photographs and generate questions that they would like to research as they begin a unit on early aviation.
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Forces, Controls And Aircraft Systems

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students are introduced to the physics of flight through video and PowerPoint presentations. They construct and fly model gliders and compete for height, distance, time, etc.
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Good Times and bad; The Roaring Twenties

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Changes in society through 1900 to 1930 in the suburbs and work culture are covered in this presentation on aviation and the automobile.  Music, movies and the Harlem Renaissance are the other main topics, with 6 or so bullet points...
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How Do Airplanes Fly?

For Teachers K
Students study the concepts of air pressure, air speed, and gravity as it relates to airplanes.  In this how do airplanes fly lesson plan, students study the basics of flight. Then reinforce their fine motor skills by creating airplane...
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Airplane Anatomy- Technology

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the anatomy of an airplane. In this aviation history instructional activity, students read literature about the Wright brothers and then visit selected websites to examine images and watch video clips of the first...
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Make a Model of a Wright Flyer

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students recreate a model of the 1903 Wright Flyer out of Styrofoam. Students practice following instructions, and discover information about the Wright brothers' engine-powered glider.
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It's Aviation Awareness Week!

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
There are easy ways to incorporate activities related to Aviation History Month in your classroom.
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Aviation, Aeronautics and Aerodynamics

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students investigate the physics of flight through various experiments. For this physics lesson, students construct different flying objects. They explain the dynamics that make these object fly.
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Kite Experiments and Building Information

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners build their own kite following certain procedures. In this physics instructional activity, students explain the aerodynamics concepts involved in flying kites. They trace the development of aviation.
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Aviation: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this aviation worksheet, students fill out short answer questions using their workbook about aviation in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore information based on primary and secondary source materials.  In this aviation and heritage lesson, students gather essential details about the life of an important woman in the field of aviation.  Students draw or paint...