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Learning to Fly: The Wright Brothers' Adventure

sends students undercover to Dayton and Kitty Hawk to report secretly on the activities of two brothers who are making a big glider in their bicycle shop. Students prepare by researching aviation history and then, posing as news reporters, interview the brothers (and neighbors). Instructions are included for building the Wright brothers' gliders and first plane. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

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The Wrights' 1900 glider

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