Who Really Invented Flight? What a Fight!

Students investigate the controversy over who was the first to complete a powered flight event. The class is divided into two groups and either research the Wright brothers or Alberto Santos-Dumont. Once research is complete, the groups debate the contributions of each inventor and which deserves the title of "First Flight".

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
4 days
Instructional Strategies
Research
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Year
2005
Usage Permissions
Fine Print