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Episode 47 — Amazing Aviators

 

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Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers

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Grades K – 5
Podcast Series Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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Duration 13:21
Original Air Date Published August 15, 2012

Music in this podcast is provided by Freeplay Music.

 

Calendar Activities

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 11

Amelia Earhart completed her solo flight from Honolulu to Oakland in 1935.

Students explore the definition of a hero and use the interactive Venn diagram to identify the most common characteristics of a hero.

 

Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 17

The Wright brothers made their phenomenal flight!

Students celebrate the Wright brothers' flight in 1903 by having a classroom celebration that includes a multimedia timeline and comparisons of the Wright Flyer to the planes we have today.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 20

Charles Lindbergh began his transatlantic flight in 1927.

Students consider what is meant by the phrase "Human Hero," think of people who fit into the category, and read a biography of a selected hero.

 

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