ACTIVITY 3: Go Fly a Kite
Make and fly your own kite. What type of wind makes your kite fly best?
What can you try to make the kite fly better?
- The sled kite is very simple to make and fly. It is a good one
for the beginner. Tips on how to fly them are included. Notice
the difference using a tail makes.
- Challenge girls to decorate their kites with Girl Scout or aerospace
themes. Offer small prizes for interesting designs.
Above and Beyond:
|The Magnificent Book of Kites: Explorations in Design,
Construction, Enjoyment & Flight by Maxwell Eden, May 2000
|Easy-To-Make Decorative Kites: Step-By-Step Instructions for 9 Models
from Around the World by Alan Bridgewater & Gil Bridgewater
|25 Kites That Fly by Leslie L. Hunt