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Objective: The students will prepare a timeline highlighting the important events related to man's flight.

National Standards: K-4, 5-8

Science content standards:

Evidence, models, explanation
Science and Technology
Understanding about science/technology
Objects in the sky
Position and motion of objects
History of science

Math Standards:

Number and operation

Activity:

Have students:
1. Visit various web sites related to the History of Flight including the NASA UEET Kid Site.

2. Gather information from books on flight. (A list of suggested URLs and resources will follow at the end of this lesson plan)

3. Prepare a time line highlighting at least ten important events leading up to the development of modern air travel.

4. Include at least five graphics relative to the events listed on the time line.

5. Present their timeline to the class.

Resources:

Parker, Steve, Science Discoveries: The Wright Brothers and Aviation, Chelsea House Publishers, NY, 1995.

Joseph, Paul, Inventors: The Wright Brothers, Abdo & Daughters, Edina, MN, 1997


Web Sites:
NASA Glenn Research Center, UEET Program Student Site
http://www.ueet.nasa.gov/StudentSite/historyofflight.html

National Air and Space Museum
http://www.nasm..edu/
http://www.nasm.edu/galleries/archives/home.htm

Women in Aviation Resource Center
http://www.women-in-aviation.com/

K8 Aeronautics Principles Text book
http://wings.avkids.com/Book/beginner.html

 


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