6th class Unit 4

The fall of Icarus

Click on the numbers to read what was happening when Icarus fell in the sea. Pieter Brueghel – Landscape with the Fall of Icarus created in 1558. Oil on canvas, Musées Royaux des Beaux-arts de Belgique, Brussels


Great inventors

Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky (1889 – 1972) was a Russian pioneer of aviation who designed the first four-engine aeroplanes and the first modern helicopter. Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (1740 – 1810)...


The Wright Brothers

Do you ever wonder how aeroplanes fly? Do you ever wish you could fly through the clouds? More than 100 years ago Orville and Wilbur Wright had the same wish! Watch the video and do the quiz below to learn about their story.