ERIC Number: ED459107
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Wilbur and Orville Wright. Curriculum Guide [and] Activity Booklet.
Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This learning packet contains information about the Wright Brothers, Wilbur and Orville. The packet highlights certain facts that will help students understand the Wright Brothers' contributions in the field of manned flight in a heavier-than-air machine. It includes poster sheets (artwork) and task cards to be used by students and a booklet to assist the teachers. When used as a visual display, the packet's poster sheets will provide information and motivation as the students complete the task cards. The 20 task cards are study and activities cards. Each card provides information and instructions for completing a related activity. Subjects covered in the task cards include mathematics, science, reading, geography, health, language, speech, spelling, social studies, music, art, values clarification, and careers. The teacher's booklet includes a recommended teaching method and a short text that covers the life of Wilbur and Orville Wright. It contains a materials list, suggestions for evaluating student activities, a test with a test key, an aerospace education achievement award, a student record sheet, and sheets of poster art. (BT)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Studies
Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20591. Tel: 202-366-4000; Tel: 202-755-7687 (TTY). For Full Text: http://www.faa.gov/education/wright/wright.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.