team put a pilot and ultralight up and discovered it was still
too windy aloft to fly the birds out of Terrell County, GA.
next most likely fly day, as the forecast has winds at 15 out
of the NNW. The team hopes to advance Dec. 13 and 14
before a predicted low pressure system moves in
and brings rain. But. . .
In the meantime, craniacs everywhere are on the edge of their seats, waiting to celebrate the crane-kids arrival. We think you'll be as excited as we are about the preparations in Mrs. Black's class. See their "Press Release!" Of course, we'll have photos when the Big Day comes.
In the Classroom
(a) What human activity is similar to the flight of birds with an ultralight?
(b-for-Bonus) Why do the cranes like to be close to the wing?
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP). Copyright
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