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Explore flight! [electronic resource] : With 25 Great Projects. Anita Yasuda.

Yasuda, Anita. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781619301795 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Who invented the airplane? When were airplanes invented? And why do planes have wings if the wings don't flap? Kids can answer these questions and more by jumping into the cockpit and soaring into Explore Flight! With 25 Great Projects, where they'll learn about the history of our human obsession to conquer the feat of flying.For kids ages 6-9, Explore Flight! With 25 Great Projects introduces them to the dreamers, inventors, aviation pioneers, and record breakers. They will read about the myths and legends of flying and about the wondrous flying machines of the past, present and future. They will learn that in the 15th century Leonardo da Vinci drew sketches of airplanes, helicopters and other flying machines, and that the first passengers in a hot air balloon were a sheep, a rooster, and a duck. Along the way, they will develop a better understanding of the rich history of aviation, investigate what causes flight, and learn about the science of aerodynamics....
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 6
940 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Nomad Press, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 17812 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3738 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Nonfiction.
Technology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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