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Topics include:

  • Different shaped kites
    • Single line kites, two line kites and four line kites
    • How do you steer a kite
    • Why kites have tails
    • The parts of a kite
      • The sail
      • The keel
      • The spars / sticks
      • The line
      • The tail
    • Uses for a kite
    • What do wings do?
    • What makes a kite fly high
    • What makes a kite fly fast
  • Working kites
    • Box kites for weather forecasting
    • Marconi aerial – first radio message across the Atlantic used kites to hold up the aerial
    • Gibson Girl
    • Man lifting kites which were what the first aeroplane developed from
    • Kite snow skiing for exploring the Arctic

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WARNING Do not fly near overhead powerlines or during thunderstorms.
Not suitable for children under 36 months.

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