Drawing, sheet 2 of 5, U.S. Patent No. 398984, issued March, 5, 1889, for Reuben J. Spaulding's Flying Machine. Consisting of wings and a tail attached to a man, the man-powered ornithoper device was designed to make its wearer look (and fly like) a bird.Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Archives Reference No.: 74-741source: http://howthingsfly.si.edu/forces-flight/we-aren%E2%80%99t-built-fly
Drawing, sheet 2 of 5, U.S. Patent No. 398984, issued March, 5, 1889, for Reuben J. Spaulding's Flying Machine. Consisting of wings and a tail attached to a man, the man-powered ornithoper device was designed to make its wearer look (and fly like) a bird.Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Archives Reference No.: 74-741source: http://howthingsfly.si.edu/forces-flight/we-aren%E2%80%99t-built-fly


Who was the first man to fly?
How much do you know about the history of the airplane and the flight of the Wright brothers?
Do you know the parts of the airplane?

For all this and much more, visit the following webpage and do the fun activities!
http://ebooks.edu.gr/modules/ebook/show.php/DSDIM-F101/441/2925,11599/




The FLEET AIR ARM Museum is a museum in England that has a lot to teach you about the history of the airplane and flights. If you are interested, take a look at its website Fleet Air Arm Museum




Here you can play with the four forces of flight (click on the picture)
forces of flight.jpg
http://howthingsfly.si.edu/forces-flight/four-forces

If you have powerpoint in your computer, then you can play this game I' ve made for you:


A simpler version of the above game:



"An air pocket" activities

"The fall of Icarus" activities

The Wright brothers quiz