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Geometry +5 Age Levels Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old)

Did you know that the first aeronautical object in the National Air and Space Museum collection is a kite acquired in 1876? Kites aren't only fun objects to fly at the beach or on the National Mall, they have a long and important history. The Wright brothers tested their wing warping theory with a kite and kites have also been used during wartime. In this episode of STEM in 30 we'll look at not only how kites fly but their importance to aviation history.

April 20, 2016