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The Resource The Wright Brothers for kids : how they invented the airplane : 21 activities exploring the science and history of flight, Mary Kay Carson ; [interior ill. by Laura D'Argo]

The Wright Brothers for kids : how they invented the airplane : 21 activities exploring the science and history of flight, Mary Kay Carson ; [interior ill. by Laura D'Argo]

Label
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
Statement of responsibility
Mary Kay Carson ; [interior ill. by Laura D'Argo]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
E7B
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Carson, Mary Kay
Dewey number
  • 629.13/0092/273
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
TL540.W7
LC item number
C37 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
D'Argo, Laura
Series statement
For Kids series
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  • Wright, Orville
  • Wright, Wilbur
  • Wright, Orville
  • Wright, Wilbur
  • Wright, Orville
  • Wright, Wilbur
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
  • Experiments
  • Wright, Orville
  • Wright, Wilbur
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Wright Brothers for kids : how they invented the airplane : 21 activities exploring the science and history of flight, Mary Kay Carson ; [interior ill. by Laura D'Argo]
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 144) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (159 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613743157
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
eaebb447-457f-4c5f-9ebb-8a9ed86028e8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2180345
  • (OCoLC)861529801
  • (OCoLC)ocn861529801
  • 2180345
Label
The Wright Brothers for kids : how they invented the airplane : 21 activities exploring the science and history of flight, Mary Kay Carson ; [interior ill. by Laura D'Argo]
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 144) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (159 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613743157
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
eaebb447-457f-4c5f-9ebb-8a9ed86028e8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2180345
  • (OCoLC)861529801
  • (OCoLC)ocn861529801
  • 2180345

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