The Horten Ho 229 was an experimental German airplane created by the Nazis. They believed its innovative design would help them win the war. Although this experimental aircraft never worked as planned, it's still a fascinating part of WWII history. Only one Horten Ho 229 survived the war, but the rare airplane was neglected. Discover how Smithsonian conservators saved it from rust, rot, and ruin.
Created in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, this book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. The hands-on STEAM challenge is ideal for makerspace activities, and guides students through every stage of the engineering design process. This book features: