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Learning to Fly: The Wright Brothers' Adventure

This NASA educator guide has excellent background information about Wilbur and Orville Wright. The guide contains student activity pages and templates for building the 1900, 1901, and 1902 Gliders and the 1903 Flyer.

Download the units (all files are PDF):

Thumbnail PictureDownload the entire Learning to Fly (117 pages - 3.5 MB) or download the sections you want below...

Section 01: Title page, acknowledgements, alignment chart to national science and math standards, table of contents. (608K)

Section 02: Introduction - Flight According to Principle, About Wilbur and Orville Wright (972K)

Section 03: Reliving the Invention of Flight (708K for entire section or download individual activities below)

Section 04: Build Your Own Wright Models (860K for entire section or download individual units below)

Section 05: Glossary of Terms (32K)

Section 06: Activity Answers (124K)

Section 07: Teacher Information (72K)

Section 08: Model Templates (72K)

Section 09: Teacher Response Card (356K)


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Last modified 14 April 2003