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Flying Creatures Paper Airplane Book

Author : Jeff Lammers
ISBN : 9780761193807
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 33.86 MB
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Welcome to the world of flying animals! It’s entertainment on the fly for the office, backyard, classroom (don’t get caught!), or anywhere there might be a party, featuring 12 Lilliputian-size models that create 69 planes altogether. From the Dragon to the Stingray, Beetlebot to the Beach Bomber, these flying creatures are vibrantly colored and gorgeously designed to resemble animals that fly, both real and imaginary. Fold up an antennaed Scarab and the sharklike Predator. Includes step-by-step folding instructions and tips on how to send each plane soaring at its full aerodynamic potential.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Superflyer Paper Planes

Author : Dean Mackey
ISBN : 9781743634561
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 73.33 MB
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Superflyer Paper Planes is your comprehensive guide to building the perfect paper plane. Whether you're young or young at heart, there's nothing quite like the thrill of seeing a carefully crafted piece of paper sailing through the air. You'll be astounded as your planes fly faster, higher and linger with these amazing designs. Containing clear, step-by-step instructions on how to create a variety of tried-and-true classics and over 40 new and original designs, this book will provide hours of rewarding fun. Beginning with simple planes, the book then moves through more advanced designs including flying creatures and origami planes. Written by Dean Mackey, the curator of The Online Paper Airplane Museum, Superflyer Paper Planes is suitable for beginners and enthusiasts alike. With no cutting, taping or gluing required, just grab some paper and you're ready to fly!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Simple Science Of Flight

Author : Hendrik Tennekes
ISBN : 9780262513135
Genre : Science
File Size : 57.40 MB
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An investigation into how machines and living creatures fly, and of the similarities between butterflies and Boeings, paper airplanes and plovers. From the smallest gnat to the largest aircraft, all things that fly obey the same aerodynamic principles. In The Simple Science of Flight, Henk Tennekes investigates just how machines and creatures fly: what size wings they need, how much energy is required for their journeys, how they cross deserts and oceans, how they take off, climb, and soar. Fascinated by the similarities between nature and technology, Tennekes offers an introduction to flight that teaches by association. Swans and Boeings differ in numerous ways, but they follow the same aerodynamic principles. Biological evolution and its technical counterpart exhibit exciting parallels. What makes some airplanes successful and others misfits? Why does the Boeing 747 endure but the Concorde now seem a fluke? Tennekes explains the science of flight through comparisons, examples, equations, and anecdotes. The new edition of this popular book has been thoroughly revised and much expanded. Highlights of the new material include a description of the incredible performance of bar-tailed godwits (7,000 miles nonstop from Alaska to New Zealand), an analysis of the convergence of modern jetliners (from both Boeing and Airbus), a discussion of the metabolization of energy featuring Lance Armstrong, a novel treatment of the aerodynamics of drag and trailing vortices, and an emphasis throughout on evolution, in nature and in engineering. Tennekes draws on new evidence on bird migration, new wind-tunnel studies, and data on new airliners. And his analysis of the relative efficiency of planes, trains, and automobiles is newly relevant. (On a cost-per-seat scale, a 747 is more efficient than a passenger car.)
Category: Science

Picture Perfect Science Lessons

Author : Karen Ansberry
ISBN : 9781936137725
Genre : Education
File Size : 90.95 MB
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In this newly revised and expanded 2nd edition of Picture-Perfect Science Lessons, classroom veterans Karen Ansberry and Emily Morgan, who also coach teachers through nationwide workshops, offer time-crunched elementary educators comprehensive background notes to each chapter, new reading strategies, and show how to combine science and reading in a natural way with classroom-tested lessons in physical science, life science, and Earth and space science.
Category: Education

The World S Greatest Paper Airplane And Toy Book

Author : Keith R. Laux
ISBN : 0830628460
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 26.41 MB
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Provides instructions for making fifty different airplanes, novelty planes, and folded paper toys
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

High Flying Paper Airplanes

Author : Jack Botermans
ISBN : 1402724225
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 62.3 MB
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From the Concorde to the Stealth Bomber, this illustrated manual offers instructions to make more than thirty-five aerodynamic paper airplanes, helicopters, and gliders.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Science Of Human Flight

Author : Jordan Johnson
ISBN : 9781502637895
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 37.29 MB
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Who hasn't dreamed of being able to fly? Through photographs, real-world history, and exciting facts, this book explores the possibilities and methods of giving people the ability of flight. In addition, readers will learn about some of nature's most interesting flying creatures and how they manage their feats of aviation. This book also examines key inventions that are helping humans achieve flight for themselves in the twenty-first century.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Inquiring Scientists Inquiring Readers

Author : Jessica Fries-Gaither
ISBN : 9781936959549
Genre : Education
File Size : 77.73 MB
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In Inquiring Scientists, Inquiring Readers, science educators Jessica Fries-Gaither and Terry Shiverdecker help teachers blend literacy into elementary science instruction. This unique book will show teachers how to teach science using a variety of nonfiction text sets (such as field guides, reference books, and narrative expository texts) and replace individual lessons with a learning-cycle format (including hands-on investigations, readings, directed discussion, and problem solving). Research-based and teacher-friendly, Inquiring Scientists, Inquiring Readers shows how inquiry can engage your students in reading nonfiction texts, discussing important science concepts, and writing to both develop understanding and share information. Here are some of the book’s special features: • Eight units covering life, physical, Earth, and space science—from “Drip Drop Detectives: Exposing the Water Cycle” to “Classroom Curling: Exploring Forces and Motion” to “Beaks and Biomes: Understanding Adaptation in Migrating Organisms.” Two additional units cover the nature of science. All units have been classroom-tested for effectiveness and align with the National Science Education Standards and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts. • Detailed scientific background, common misconceptions associated with the content, an annotated list of the texts in the text set, safety considerations, reproducible student pages, and suggested assessments. • Authentic, inquiry-based contexts for reading, writing, and discussion through read-alouds, collaborative activities, graphic organizers, and writing prompts. Inquiring Scientists, Inquiring Readers will change the way you think about engaging your students. The authors show that it’s possible to integrate literacy into elementary-level science instruction without sacrificing quality in either area.
Category: Education

Fold Fly Butterflies Birds And Other Animals That Fly

Author : Stephanie Hoover
ISBN : 9781631062964
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 68.32 MB
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Learn to make origami animals take flight with Fold and Fly. Butterflies and birds and are among nature's most perfect flying machines. From Human kind's earliest days, we have marveled at the ease and majesty of flying creatures - envious of their ability to break gravity's bounds and soar. Fold & Fly Butterflies, Birds, and Other Animals that Fly celebrates and explains the miracle of natural flight, while providing readers with easy-to-follow patterns for creating Mother Earth's most amazing winged creatures. This boxed set includes a full-color book, over 140 sheets of custom-printed paper, and instructions for creating 20 magnificent masters of flight. From a prehistoric pterodactyl, to today's dragonfly, flying fish - and yes, even a stork - this set reaches new heights in paper art.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Super Paper Airplanes

Author : Norman Schmidt
ISBN : 1895569478
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 88.26 MB
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Offers instructions for making eighteen different paper airplanes, and discusses the background of each design.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies