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American Battle Monuments Commission Interactives

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 14 resources celebrate the men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas during World War I and World War II. Young historians use Interactive timelines to follow events as they unfolded and maps to track...
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Flying Yanks: American Airmen in World War I

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Their boots may not have been on the ground, but military airmen in World War I made a lasting impact on the global conflict. A thorough interactive resource takes learners through a timeline of events, campaigns, and battles with...
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First Contact Newspaper

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Turn scholars into news reporters whose assignment is to cover the goings on in Early America. Your job as editor is to help individuals select a topic and to guide them on their writing journey. Young journalists then draft their...
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The Wright Brothers on Hollywood Squares

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students test their knowledge of the Wright brothers by playing "Hollywood Squares." They read (or listen) with comprehension. Students follow the rules as they actively participate in a game to test their reading (or listening)...
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The Incorporation of America

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The incorporation and industrialization of America is covered in this image-rich slide show. While text is limited, there is no shortage of great images showing the progression and causes of American Industrialization. Perfect...
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Nineteenth Century Progress

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Highlight some of the major players and progressive inventions that shaped the latter half of the 19th century. From Thomas Edison to Vaudeville, this outline of pop and tech culture provides an American cultural context. Note: Use this...
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Early Flight Jeopardy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore aviation history. In this historical perspectives lesson plan, 8th graders play a game that requires them to recall facts about the history and physics of flight with primary sources available from the...
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The Truth About 10 Famous Inventions

For Students 9th - 12th
A scientific video focuses on ten famous inventions and the person credited with inventing each one. Then it describes the bigger picture of each invention and how it relied on those before them and around them. 
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Celebrating 100 Years of Flight

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Participate in the 100th anniversary of the first flight. In groups, learners use the internet to research the roles the Wright Brothers and Amelia Earhart played in promoting the use of flight. They use the information to write and...
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The Wright Brothers

For Teachers 2nd
A five-day resource unit developed around the Wright Brothers is outlined in this 39-slide PowerPoint. Content, vocabulary, objectives, many activities, and evaluation ideas are provided in this in-depth lesson plan that should last...
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Wind Tunnel

For Teachers K - 12th
Students examine how wind tunnels are used for research and development.  In this aerodynamics lesson students are given instructions on how to develop different types of wind tunnel.
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Stories of the Wrights' Flights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine primary sources to understand the work of Wright Brothers. For this aviation history lesson, students study how primary documents and images are analyzed and write essays about the signifcance of primary soures in the...
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"Wright-ing" Biographies for Young Readers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the life of the Wright brothers or another famous person, write a draft biography, peer edit, make edits, and share the final biography with a younger reader. Lesson can be adapted for younger and older learners.
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Flight: 100 Years of Aviation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A 12-lesson unit traces the development of aviation from the Wright brothers flight at Kitty Hawk to Amelia Earhart's around the world journey, to Mercury 13.
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You Are There... First Flight

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Glide into the study of flight. An engaging lesson has scholars research information on the Wright brothers. They develop props and produce a recreation of the first flight at Kitty Hawk. They then report on the event as if they were...
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Wright Brothers Didn't Invent Flight

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
If you thought the Wright brothers invented flight, you'd be wrong. Scholars learn how Otto Lilienthal used gliders to simulate flight before the Wright brothers. The Real Engineering video then explains how the Wright brothers perfected...
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My Report Pack for. . .

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a handy guide for putting together a research report on birds, or on a selection of other topics (see the added materials.). Individuals are guided to think of three questions about their topic, they narrow down subtopics, use a...
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Happy 100th Birthday Airplane

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research the Wright Brothers and their plane. In this airplane history lesson, students use a hotlist of sites to research and create an airplane. A question is provided for each site.
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The "Wright" Puzzle

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
A crossword puzzle based on the lives of the Wright brothers. Students research on their own or in small groups several brief biographies of the Wright brothers.They complete a crossword puzzle based on their reading.
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The Physics of Flight

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Three activities allow young flight engineers to understand the 4 principles of flight (weight, lift, thrust, and drag), to construct a glider, and to create a propeller. Multicultural history and literature are integrated by reading...
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Flying High in Ohio

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Her is a instructional activity using the Ohio State Quarter. Pupils utilize beautifully-designed worksheets embedded in the plan, to study about the origins of aviation. Many of the pioneers of aviation were born in Ohio. They compare...
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The Wright Brothers: Heroes of Ohio

For Teachers 3rd
Although a lesson plan for use by a teacher, this resource could be used in the classroom to guide a discussion about the book Heroes of Ohio by Rick Sowash. The book, about the Wright Brothers, provides the basis for a discussion of...
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A Life Without Flight

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars explore impact of Ohio's aviation pioneers on life in America, discuss what life today would be like without people like the Wright Brothers, John Glenn, and Neil Armstrong, and brainstorm and research list of items that...
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Ohio Inventors

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the inventors and their inventions that came from the state of Ohio. In this Ohio history lesson, 5th graders study the inventors and inventions from Ohio. Students learn about the Wright Brothers, Thomas Kettering,...