Animated Hero Classics: Testing Wing Warping
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  • History → History of Aviation → Wright Brothers
  • History → History of Aviation → Wing Warping

Wilbur and Orville Wright test the concept of wing warping with their 1899 kite. They find that it works but need to stay in the air longer to properly test it.

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  1. What do the Wright brothers notice in testing their airframe?
  2. How do you think experimentation helps in their designs?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the accomplishments of notable individuals in the fields of science and technology, includi...
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    give examples of scientific discoveries and technological innovations, including the roles of scient...
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    The student understands the impact of scientific discoveries and technological innovations on daily ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    compare the effects of scientific discoveries and technological innovations that have influenced dai...
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    The student understands the influence of scientific discoveries, technological innovations, and the ...
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