Classroom Activities

For Students
The lessons below have been developed as classroom activities, to be completed with the help of your teacher. The lessons are not recommended for use by individual students.

Reconstructing History: The Wright Brothers'
First Flight >>

Wright Brothers Biography: An Illustrated
Timeline >>

Airplane Anatomy: Helping Orville and Wilbur Assemble the 1903 Flyer >>
This is an interactive activity. If you are using a dial-up connection, please be patient while the activity loads. It may take up to four minutes.

Other Resources
Engineering the Wright Way: Invent like the Wright brothers in this online game.

Wright Brothers Poster: Embracing The Impossible (PDF)

Discovery Guide: On The Wright Brothers' Flight Path (PDF)

Electronic Field Trip
Teachers and students took an "electronic field trip" to the Museum's new exhibition, "The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age" on October 21, 2003. Portions of the free 90-minute program are available for viewing on the Apple learning exchange web site.