First Controlled Powered Flight
Library of Congress
- Grade Level:
- Eighth Grade
- Geography, History, Social Studies
- National/State Standards:
- National Standards for History:
Grade 5-12: Era 6- Standard: 1a, 2c
National Social Studies Standards:
Theme: 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9
- first flight, airplane, Wright Brothers, technology, Inventions, Wright Brothers National Monument
OverviewThis lesson could be used in American history, social studies, and geography courses in units on technological and scientific advances at the turn of the 20th century, aviation history, or great inventors. It also could be used in a unit commemorating the anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903.
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