Describe an interesting annual kite competition.
Give examples of historical figures who flew kites.
Contrast the performance of two types of kites.
Explain the role of kites in aviation history.
The kite festival is designed to promote understanding between nations.
Ben Franklin was the most important inventor in our country.
More museums and cities should have kite festivals.
Marco Polo found amazing items on his travels.
Fighting kites are kites that are very maneuvable.
Here's a young girl flying a butterfly shaped kite.
Well, that sure is a beautiful kite.
Long ago, kites were tools, not toys.
Get tangled in the lines.
Be injured by a diving kite.
Get cut by special flying lines.
Be lifted off the ground by kites.
They once helped settle quarrels bewteen villages.
They can pull buggies as fast as 50 miles per hour.
They were first flown across Niagara Falls.
They were discovered by Marco Polo.
They look like railroad cars.
They do not require tails.
They are made up of many kites.
They are often less than 20 feet long.
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Development of a gauge to measure temperatures.
Invention of a lightning rod to protect property.
Design of the first motorized flying machine.
Construction of a suspension bridge.
Zena asks good questions that give the listener a lot of information.
Zena is noisy and likes to be in everyones business.
Zena works for The Madison Record.
Zena is quiet and shy when around a crowd.
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