Neil Armstrong's Wind Tunnel Dream

Neil Armstrong's Wind Tunnel Dream

by Rinda Beach
Neil Armstrong's Wind Tunnel Dream

Neil Armstrong's Wind Tunnel Dream

by Rinda Beach


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Most people know that Neil Alden Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon, but very few know how it all started . . . with a dream to build his own wind tunnel.

Read how Neil’s love of planes took him from the Cleveland air races at age two to the Wright Brothers’ wind tunnel at age sixteen. Discover how Neil made his wind tunnel dream come true.

Read the back matter to find the facts behind this story. Continue on to build your own wind tunnel and conduct your own experiments so you can study the wind, just like Neil did.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733589215
Publisher: Beach Girl Press
Publication date: 05/17/2019
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.17(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Rinda never planned to write. She was a second-grade teacher who read and told stories, until the night a bat paid her a visit. It inspired her to write. She learned how to edit, thanks to SCBWI, writing classes, and critique partners. Rinda substitute teaches to stay connected to today's kids. She uses her knowledge and imagination to write stories for them. Her website features a weekly blog and book review for kids. She expanded her career to open a company, Beach Girl Press. Visit Rinda at

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

A Dream Begins and Grows

A Summer’s Dream

Building a Wind Tunnel

Keeping Current

Experimenting with Trouble

Graduation and Beyond

Author’s Note

What’s true

How to Build a Tunnel for Wind, Primary Version

How to Build a Wind Tunnel Advanced Version

Let’s use your wind tunnel!



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