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Origin of Kites

luisa torres

on 18 April 2013

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Transcript of Kites

It is the traditional Japanese fighting kite.
It is literally used to take down other kites.
The kite was developed between the years 1603 and 1867.
Its' design consists of a hexagonal shape with a tailless bowed design. History of Kites MLA FORMAT!!!! Lets Fly A Kite! Rokkaku Kite Kites originated from China, where they are referred to as "Fengzheng". Their purposes served much differently than they do now. They were originally used for military purposes rather than a toy for not only children but adults all over the word to enjoy.
Historians believe that kites might have been around for up to two thousand years or possibly longer. Created by: Valerie Neri
Molly Pritchard
Luisa Torres Delta Kite The Delta Kite is considered the number 3 of “ The Big Three” and is recommended for beginners
It is one of the easiest kites to launch since it mostly sits at a good steep line angle.
They are great fliers during light winds or strong smooth breezes.
A great outcome of this kite is that it can be altered slightly to suit any kind of wind range too.
They also fly pretty high, which has made them popular, since they also usually outperform other types of flat kites.
This kite is triangular similar to that of a diamond kite.
The Delta Kite is an isosceles triangle with a very long base. Diamond Kite AKA "Eddy Kite."
Among the many kites in the world the diamond kite is very popular.
The Diamond Kite has been around for centuries.
They have quite a good wind range, but don't necessarily fly at a steep line. 3 Types of Kites Delta Kite
Diamond Kite
Rokkaku Kite What makes a kite fly? Kites require a special sort of aircraft attachment to the ground by a string in order to fly.
They also need wind since it's their main power source. Elements that make up a kite: wind tip
leading edge
trailing edge
yoyo stopper
note bag
lower spreader
upper spreader What designs fly better than others? Diamond Kites:
They have a good wind range
Rokkaku Kites:
They are very stable and don't require much tails
Delta Kites:
They are used during low winds. Do kites serve a purpose? Kites are known to be used for transmission purposes. They can carry light sticks or light effects lifting tasks.
Kites are capable of doing such a thing with antennas or antenna wires. What Geometric principles are presented in kites? Kites consists of shapes. Our kite's ideal wind conditions are light to medium. "Different Types of Kites." Different Types of Kites. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Apr. 2013.

"The Origin of Kites." Kite History. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Apr. 2013.

"Parts." Parts. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Apr. 2013.

"Steps to Make a Rokkaku Kite." How Technology Articles Website RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Apr. 2013.

"What Makes a Kite Fly." What Makes a Kite Fly. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Apr. 2013.

"Why Is It so Much Fun to Fly a Kite?" WikiAnswers. Answers, n.d. Web. 05 Apr. 2013.
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