K-8 Aeronautics Internet Textbook: Principles of Aeronautics, Beginner Text
This site is an interactive textbook describing the principles of flight. It is divided in 6 main chapters with each chapter containing many subdivisions.The chapters are: Mythology, History, Atmosphere, Fundamentals, Vehicles, Propulsion, Structure, Controls. Each subdivision provides not only text and images relating to that topic, but also lesson plans, exercises, activities and curriculum bridges. For those unable to read the text, there is a " Read-It-To-Me" button which activates a RealPlayerG2 plugin. This plugin allows the narration to begin. The coverage of the subject matter is very thorough and easy enough for primary grade students.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Kindergarten
History, Listening Comprehension, Literature, Reading, Story Telling, Earth Science, Engineering, History, Meteorology, Physical Sciences, Physics, Space Sciences, Technology, Geography, History, Technology And Civilization, United States History, World History
RealAudio, GIF, Text/HTML
National Business Aviation Association