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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
Young scholars 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 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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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. In 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
Students build their own kite following certain procedures. In this physics lesson, 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...
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Aviation Lesson #2

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students make an airplane. In this aviation activity, students review what they have learned about planes and aviation through the books they've read. Students build their own airplane and conduct an airplane flight event.
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From Airmail to Airlines

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore changes in air transportation from 1920 to the present. For this air flight lesson plan, students are introduced to the history of air transportation. This lesson plan contains three different activities that will...
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The Deadliest Plane Crash

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use maps to identify the location of various aviation accidents. While watching a video, they take notes on the factors that caused the plane crash. In groups, they discuss the factors involved in insuring safety in the air to...
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Aviation

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the main parts of an airplane and explain their functions. They inquire about a flight simulator. They study a flight plan and what happens when they move the flight controls. They view and keep a logbook.
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Come Fly With Me...Aviation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students conduct internet research on aviation and pioneer aviators. They create an alphabet book r with flight related terms, write a short biography of a pioneer aviator and take part in a paper plane flying contest.
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Consider a Career in Aviation

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the role of the Tuskegee Airmen and their impact on aviation. They also examine the treatment the Navajo Code Talkers received in combat.
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Physics of Flight

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students view a PowerPoint slideshow on the basic physics of flight. They build and operate Newton cars as an illustration of these concepts.
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Charles Lindberghs's Flight to Paris

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Pupils practice map skills. In this map skills lesson, students locate the cities of New York and Paris on a map. Pupils read about the flight made by Charles Lindbergh in May 1927 from New York to Paris. Students answer 8 questions...
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Charles Lindbergh: Against The Wind

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students study the life of Charles Lindbergh, one of the 20th century's most famous men. This aviator became an American hero when he successfully crossed the Atlantic in his plane, The Spirit of St. Louis.
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Aviation Pioneers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research the Wright Brothers historic first flight and design a travel poster asking for volunteers to participate. Write a newspaper account of the first flight and include how the local people may have felt about the Wright...
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10 Great Places to Savor the Wild Blue Yonder

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars discuss developments in aviation.  In this reading comprehension lesson, students read an article that discusses ten aviation museums and developments in civil and military aviation.  Young scholars find relationships...
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Lady of the Sky Amelia Earhart

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the contributions of Amelia Earhart. In this Amelia Earhart lesson plan, 8th graders research Internet and print sources to find information about the aviation feats of Amelia Earhart. Students write summaries...
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Celebrating 100 Years of Flight

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars practice reading comprehension, note taking and writing skills. In this literacy and writing instructional activity, students read about the invention of airplanes, women pilots and the space race before writing their own...
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The Aerial Age

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars infer America's attitude towards aviation in the early 1900s. In this The Aerial Age lesson, students analyze early 1900s literature, music, advertisements, and popular culture in reference to aviation. Young scholars...
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Aviation

For Students 5th - 6th
In this word search activity, students solve a word search by locating thirty words related to aviation. The word list includes jet and landing.
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Aviation

For Students 4th - 8th
In this aviation worksheet, students identify, explore and discuss forty-four key terms associated with aviation and then circle each key term in a word search puzzle.
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Exploring Careers in Aviation

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners investigate various careers in the field of aviation in this lesson. They watch and discuss a video, develop a list of careers in aviation mentioned in the video, and create a resume and cover letter for an entry level aviation...
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Flight's Contributions to the Study of Earth and Space Sciences

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders watch a NASA film about the history of flight. They discuss a quotation by Sir Isaac Newton: "If I have seen further, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants." Students choose, or are assigned, the name of...
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Women in Space

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read biographies of women who have made contributions to field of aerospace and aeronautics, choose one woman to research, and present their findings to classmates in form of essay, play, poster, or presentation.
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Vocabulary Wars

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars use educational software to improve their spelling retention using a visual approach based on helicopter flight. They research helicopters, play Battleship, or design a creative presentation after they research an aspect...
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Aviation

For Teachers 6th
Sixth gradersexamine the main parts of an airplane and explain their functions. They apply their knowledge of the parts of a plane using a flight simulator. They create a flight plan and experiments with what happens when they move the...
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Amelia Earhart: Queen of the Air

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students watch a video about Amelia Earhart, an uncommon heroine, a legendary aviator and the center of one of the greatest mysteries of modern time.
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Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Alone Together

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students discover what the lives of Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh were really like after watching a Biography movie about them.
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Young Pilot has an Uplifting Story

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read an article and answer some discussion questions.  In this aviation instructional activity students complete a lab activity that shows them what careers are in aviation. 
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A New Century Of Flight

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze an article about fight traffic and answer questions.  In this investigative lesson plan students study flight and fill out a worksheet pertaining to the information that they just learned. 
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Breaking the Sound Barrier

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this history worksheet, students identify and describe who Chuck Yeager was and what he contributed to history. Then they name what he did in breaking the sound barrier and how old he was at the time. Students also create an ending...
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Beginning with Inquiry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify details in various types of photographs of aviators and airplanes. They also generate a list of questions based on the details of the photographs about aviators and aviation to guide them through the lesson. Finally,...
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Pioneers In Space

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover the meaning of the word pioneer by using a variety of different activities. They are introduced to some of the pioneers of aviation in Ohio. They use coins and conduct research about some of the persons who accomplished...
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Flying With The Wright Stuff

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the history of flight, specifically the Wright brothers. Pupils create paper airplanes. They discuss considerations in building an aircraft such as drag, thrust, and weight. Classmates compare the Wright Brother's...
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Kansas Aviation Pioneers Hall of Fame

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils conduct research on aviation pioneers. They explore various websites, conduct Internet research, and write a biography about a selected pioneer in aviation.
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An Uplifting Experience

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars examine the forces that affect the flight of airplanes through the use of paper airplanes. They conduct Internet research, conduct experiments demonstrating Bernoulli's Principle, and design and construct a paper airplane.
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Flying the Friendly Skies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students investigate aerodynamics by comparing and contrasting the flight of two gliders. They make prediction and observation charts and test a variety of hypotheses using paper gliders.
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Flying High in Ohio

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars use a Venn diagram to explore the similarities and differences between two sets of "Aviation Pioneers." They read age appropriate texts related to the design of the Ohio quarter reverse. They examine the quarter and locate...
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Aviation Lesson #1

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students develop an understanding about pilots and their jobs. They learn word sorting and categorizing in order to better develop vocabulary skills. They also develop a KWL chart to increase comprehension and increase vocabulary.