Magazine article Technology and Children

On-Line with Cathy Ney

Magazine article Technology and Children

On-Line with Cathy Ney

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This on-line review will point you to specific sites where you can begin to explore the topic of flight, from discovering how things fly to visiting the future with NASA.

Aero Design Team Online http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/aero/

Meet Ken Schrock, join a collaborative project, or even win a poster contest as you learn from NASA who is designing the planes of the future, and all about how airplanes fly.

How Things Fly

http://www.nasm.edu/GALLERIES/GAL109/

Learn what makes an aircraft fly, a spacecraft stay in orbit, or a balloon float in the air from the exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum.

K-8 Aeronautics Internet Textbook

http://wings.ucdavis.edu/

A great resource of principles of aeronautics, lesson plans, scientists' and engineers' guide, curriculum bridges, and activities on how things fly, myths about flying, and the history of flight.

Air Transportation (Gallery 102) http://www.nasm.edu/GALLERIES/GAL 102/gaL102.html

Contains representative aircraft used by the pioneer airlines during the evolution of air transport in the United States from the Smithsonian Institution.

Amelia Earhart's Lockheed 5B Vega

http://ceps.nasm.edu/GALLERIES/PHOTO1/VEGA.GIF

Photo of her plane from the Smithsonian.

Ghosts Homepage

http://www.ghosts.com/

Slide show of World War II planes.

Jonathan's Aviation Photo Gallery

http://mtnviewlodge.com/ jpd.html

Features pictures of modern and vintage corporate, commercial, and military aircraft.

To Fly is Everything

http://hawaii. …

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