Pupils research flight and to try and put the events of Kitty Hawk into proper perspective. They look at kites, the lateen sail, flight toys (old and new), hot air balloons, propulsion units, hang gliders, and the men who made them.
7th - 12th Science 4 Views 7 Downloads
Wright Again: 100 Years of Flight
Aspiring aeronautical engineers demonstrate different forces as they construct and test paper airplanes. This lesson plan links you to a website that models the most effective paper airplane design, an animation describing the forces...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Celebrating 100 Years of Flight
Learners practice reading comprehension, note taking and writing skills. For this literacy and writing lesson, students read about the invention of airplanes, women pilots and the space race before writing their own news article on "100...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History