ERIC Number: ED479518
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Learning To Fly: The Wright Brothers' Adventure.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
This educator guide provides background information on Wilbur and Orville Wright and activities on aeronautics that provide templates for building the 1900, 1901, and 1902 Gliders and the 1903 Flyer. Activities include: (1) Early Aviation; (2) Your First Interview; (3) Your First Report; (4) Build a Model of the 1900 Glider; (5) Questions on the 1900 Glider; (6) What Would You Design?; (7) Build a Model of the 1901 Glider; (8) Forces on the 1901 Glider; (9) Questions on the 1901 Glider; (10) Wrong Ideas; (11) The Wrights' Wind Tunnel; (12) Operate the Wrights' Tunnel; (13) Build a Model of the 1902 Glider; (14) Compare the 1900, 1901, and 1902 Gliders; (15) Prices Then and Now; (16) Build a Model of the 1903 Flyer; (17) Balancing Forces; (18) Center of Gravity; (19) How Far Did They Fly?; (20) How To Launch the Flyer; (21) Write a Press Release; (22) Design a Mission Patch; and (23) Be an Inventor. (MVL)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Physics, Science Activities, Science Interests, Secondary Education
Web site: http://spacelink.nasa.gov/products.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.