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History of Winged Flight Mini WebQuest

You and your partner have been asked to find out about the history of winged flight. You will use the internet to research the history of winged flight and complete the questions. he following websites may be useful in finding the information! but they are not the only websites that you may use. Make sure you record the website address "#$%& with your answer to the question where you find your information. Websites: • NASA: Ultra Efficient Engine Technology: http://www.ueet.nasa.gov/StudentSite/ • Science useu! of "ondon # Aircraft on $isplay: http://www.science!useu!.org.u%/on&line/flight/listing.asp • 'irst 'light # Wright (rothers) ovie: http://firstflight.open.ac.u%/!ovies*+.ht!l • U. S. ,istory of 'light -entennial: http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay.cat/overview.ht! • Atlantic -anada Aviation useu!: http://aca!.ednet.ns.ca/curriculu!/avia&his.ht! • A!erican /nstitute of Aeronautics and Astronautics: http://www.aiaa.org/content.cf!0pageid123* • A""STA4 # ,istory of Aeronautics: http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/history+.ht! 'light 'irsts '. (ites invented by the )))))*hinese)))))))))))))) were the first devised that humans used to investigate flight. +. ,ource- http-..timesofindia.indiatimes.com.home.stoi.Who/invented/the/kite/and/ when.articleshow.0+''102.cms
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'. What were the most surprising facts about the aerospace vehicle you researchedG he Most ,urprising facts that ; found was that the first Fet plane was made in 5ermany and that there was a plane that basically went into space and back.

+. When your aerospace vehicle was designed! what was known about flightG What was known about flight was that gravity brought the it down. 7nd that you needed to glide

:. What is the difference between lighter than air and heavier than air vehiclesG

%ighter than air vehicles are glider type vehicles while heavier than air vehicles are airplanes and Fet planes. 5liders can fly without propulsion! they use buoyancy. 7irplanes and the like must use propulsion to move.

<. How did you refine your search terms to narrow your search to the eKact information you neededG Cescribe. How ; did it was ; used websites that used .com .org .edu and .gov

@. What were the different search engines or library resources that you used or could have used during your researchG %ist at least three of them. • 5oogle
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