helicopters, hot air balloons, birds and insects have
one thing in common. They can FLY!!!
Beginning with the Chinese in 1200 B.C., we have always
been fascinated with flight. From using kites for military
signalling to Sir Isaac Newton and Daniel Bernoulli
developing scientific principles that explain how an
airplane flies, to the inaugural flight in an airplane
by Orville and Wilbur Wright in 1903, we have wanted
We have provided you with links to compliment your curriculum
with interesting hands-on activities to try in the classroom
or at home.
Canada's science magazine for kids has a great section
The FLIGHTLINE Aviation
A searchable collection of aviation images, aviation
poetry and more.
Air and Space Magazine
Flight and Space Travel Magazine of the Smithsonian
NASA Spacelink is a collection of NASA information and
educational materials. It is provided by the Educational
Affairs Department. Great site for educators and students.
Their HOT-TOPICS icon leads you to some very good links.