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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-05-01
  • Publisher: Nomad Press
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Kids will discover the dreamers, inventors, aviation pioneers, and record breakers behind man's quest to fly as they explore the myths and legends, wondrous flying machines of the past and future, and the science of aerodynamics in this fun-filled activity book. Through projects and experimentsranging from building a foam glider and a helicopter or creating a Lindbergh compass to experimenting with a Da Vinci parachute to understand drag and thrustchildren will investigate what makes flight possible and develop a better understanding of the rich history of aviation. The projects, which are easy to follow and require little adult supervision, use commonly found household productsmany from the recycling box. With fun facts, trivia, jokes, comics, and hand-on activities, Explore Flight!also features "Words to Know" highlighted and defined within the text to reinforce new vocabulary.

Author Biography

Anita Yasuda is a qualified Montessori and early childhood education teacher and the author of more than 20 books, including the Being Green series, Explore Native American Culture!, Explore the Solar System!, Explore Water!, Greetings from Buffalo, and Hello Kitty: Cute, Creative & Collectible. She lives in Orangeville, Ontario. Bryan Stone is a cartoonist who graduated from the Center for Cartoon Studies and is the illustrator of Explore Life Cycles!, Explore Night Science!, Explore Rivers and Ponds!, Explore Rocks and Minerals!, Explore the Solar System!, and Explore Transportation! He lives in Hartland, Vermont.

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