Part of the Franklin Institute website, this section focuses on the first flight, and other historical aspects of flight, and students can design their own model aircraft using the Forces of Flight and the Challenge of Flight sections.
Congratulations! You've been hired as an airplane design engineer for PlaneMath Enterprises. As a new employee, you'll need to visit each of our 8 training departments. After you complete your training, you can go to the Design Department to receive your first project.
Highly interactive companion site to Invention at Play,a highly interactive, engaging, and surprising exhibition that focuses on the similarities between the ways children and adults play and the creative processes used by innovators in science and technology. It departs from traditional representations of inventors as extraordinary geniuses who are "not like us" to celebrate the creative skills and processes that are familiar and accessible to all people.