Online Learning Activities
Meet the Wright Brothers: A 100 Years of Flight Activity
This reading activity recounts the incredible story of Orville and Wilbur Wright, from high school dropouts to the pioneers of flight.
- Grades: 3–5, 6–8
"Meet the Wright Brothers" recounts the story of Orville and Wilbur's life. Students will be able to see what it took for these brothers to achieve a goal that seemed impossible—and deadly.
While participating in 100 Years of Flight, students become proficient with several of these skills.
- Use Web technology to access information.
- Distinguish between an observation and a fact.
- Compare and contrast the accomplishments of several pilots and scientists
- Reflect on what has been learned after reading by formulating ideas, opinions, and personal responses