The Resource The Wright Brothers for kids : how they invented the airplane : 21 activities exploring the science and history of flight, Mary Kay Carson, (electronic resource)

The Wright Brothers for kids : how they invented the airplane : 21 activities exploring the science and history of flight, Mary Kay Carson, (electronic resource)

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The Wright Brothers for kids : how they invented the airplane : 21 activities exploring the science and history of flight
Title
The Wright Brothers for kids
Title remainder
how they invented the airplane : 21 activities exploring the science and history of flight
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Mary Kay Carson
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Language
eng
Summary
This 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 that forever changed the world. At a time when most people still hadn't ridden in an automobile, Wilbur and Orville Wright built the first powered, heavier-than-air flying machine. Woven throughout the heartwarming story of the two brothers are activities that highlight their ingenuity and problem-solving abilities as they overcame many obstacles to achieve controlled flight. The four forces of flight-lift, thrust, gravity, and drag-an
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Biography type
individual biography
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EBLCP
Dewey number
629.13009227
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL540.W7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
For Kids series
Target audience
juvenile
The Wright Brothers for kids : how they invented the airplane : 21 activities exploring the science and history of flight, Mary Kay Carson, (electronic resource)
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The Wright Brothers for kids : how they invented the airplane : 21 activities exploring the science and history of flight, Mary Kay Carson, (electronic resource)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Note to Readers; Time Line; Preface Dreams-and Nightmares- of a Flying Machine; One Bishops, Boys, and Bicycles; Alphonse PéNaud; Fly a Top; Quick Kite; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Neighborhood News; Curved Kite; Two First Thoughts of Flight; Otto Lilienthal; Watch the Birds; Flip and Fly Book; The Montgolfier Brothers; Fly a Balloon; Wing It!; Lift vs. Gravity; Thrust vs. Drag; Sir George Cayley; Three Getting Flight Under Control; Pitch, Roll, and Yaw; Glide a Glider; Octave Chanute; Four Gliding at Kitty Hawk
  • Design a Paper GliderMeasure the Wind; Francis Herbert Wenham; Testing with Wind; Make Scones; Five Building the World's First Airplane; Propel It!; Samuel Pierpont Langley; Send a Telegram; Alberto Santos-Dumont; Six The Wright Brothers' Airplane Company and Legacy; AéRoplane or Flugzeug?; How Fast to Fly?; Louis BléRiot; Glenn H. Curtiss; Field Guide to the Air; Epilogue The Fate of the Wright "Kitty Hawk" Flyer; Appendix: Build a Powered Flyer; Glossary; Web Sites to Explore; Places to Visit; Books to Read
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ocn854519894
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Extent
1 online resource (340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613743157
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
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ill.
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