Grounded by Winds (+0 Miles)
October 14, 2010: Migration Day 5
stuck in south Juneau County. The gusty winds there may blow
leaves off the trees today! But let's think
about flying anyway. Look closely the ultralight aircraft in today's
photo. How do you think the pilots fly and steer
it? See today's "In the Classroom" for more.
the Classroom: Journal or Discussion
(a) Why do you think this
aircraft is also called a trike? Think back
to how you steered your tricycle. Describe
how you turned right and left. Could
this work for of ultralight pilots? Now
see this page for more: How
do the pilots steer? (b-for-bonus) Explore
more about flight in this lesson, with
demonstrations and questions.
a Pilot: Brooke
is one of the ultralight pilots on this
migration. Hear Brooke's
greeting to you, and find out more
about Brooke. Click on Brooke's photo.
team members, too! (See link
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).