It’s Aviation Week! Here’s the online resources we used as we learned about the Wright Brothers and aviation. It was a fun learning experience and we’re looking forward to going back for review (especially the paper airplanes)
According to Special Days inAugust , (https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2015/07/25/special-days-in-august-2015-2/) , “Aviation” is one of this month’s themes. And, this week is “Aviation Week” The reason behind “Aviation Week” is in celebration of the accomplishments of Orville Wright who was born Aug. 19, 1867.
The following links are to the online resources we used as we took a week to learn about the Wright Brothers and aviation.
A biography of the Wright Brothers along with printables – http://gardenofpraise.com/ibdwrigh.htm
Learn about the Wright Brothers. See their house and shop as well as their famous flight in Kitty Hawk, NC. with this old and brief educational movie. http://www.havefunwithhistory.com/movies/wrightBrothers.html
We’ve been watching some of the animated series Adventurers – Masters of Time so we’re excited to see a Wright Brothers episode http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJud1QjUvo8&list=PL608A5B35B7419A93&index=15 If you haven’t seen these before, I recommend you start with the first episode so you’ll understand the theme, then you can skip…
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