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Carson, Mary Kay, D`Argo, Laura

The Wright Brothers for Kids

How They Invented the Airplane : 21 Activities Exploring the Science and History of Flight

€ 20.95

An activity book tells the amazing true story of how two bicycle-making brothers from Ohio, with no more than high-school educations, accomplished a feat on the beaches of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, that forever changed the world. Original.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgments viii
Note to Readers ix
Time Line x
Preface Dreams---and Nightmares---of a Flying Machine xii
Bishops, Boys, and Bicycles
Alphonse Penaud
2(2)
Fly a Top
4(3)
Quick Kite
7(4)
Paul Laurence Dunbar
11(1)
Neighborhood News
12(2)
Curved Kite
14(5)
First Thoughts of Flight
19(18)
Otto Lilienthal
20(2)
Watch the Birds
22(2)
Flip and Fly Book
24(2)
The Montgolfier Brothers
26(1)
Fly a Balloon
27(4)
Wing It!
31(1)
Lift vs. Gravity
32(1)
Thrust vs. Drag
33(1)
Sir George Cayley
34(3)
Getting Flight Under Control
37(18)
Pitch, Roll, and Yaw
43(5)
Glide a Glider
48(4)
Octave Chanute
52(3)
Gliding at Kitty Hawk
55(30)
Design a Paper Glider
56(10)
Measure the Wind
66(11)
Francis Herbert Wenham
77(1)
Testing with Wind
78(2)
Make Scones
80(5)
Building the World`s First Airplane
85(28)
Propel It!
90(2)
Samuel Pierpont Langley
92(11)
Send a Telegram
103(8)
Alberto Santos-Dumont
111(2)
The Wright Brothers` Airplane Company and Legacy
113(23)
Aeroplane or Flugzeug?
121(5)
How Fast to Fly?
126(2)
Louis Bleriot
128(2)
Glenn H. Curtiss
130(3)
Field Guide to the Air
133(3)
Epilogue The Fate of the Wright ``Kitty Hawk`` Flyer 136(2)
Appendix: Build a Powered Flyer 138(3)
Glossary 141(1)
Web Sites to Explore 142(1)
Places to Visit 143(1)
Books to Read 144(1)
Index 145
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
146 pagina's
Januari 2003
590 gram
279 x 210 x 13 mm
CHICAGO REVIEW PR gb

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