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    Davison a kite flyer maker lecturer and workshop leader from Chelmsford Mass spoke to two honors geometry classes at Windham High School on Tuesday Oct 20 and Wednesday Oct 21 His talks with students helped tie together in a fun way aspects of math and science and art Davison s presentations held in the auditorium covered the importance of symmetry in kites flight angle some of the physics involved in kite flight methods of stability and the importance of sail loading the ratio of sail area to weight He had been invited to speak by math teacher Kristin Miller Davison had attended the Kites Over Windham kite flying event during the town s Harvest Festival during the previous Saturday Some of Miller s students were there too flying kites Miller had instructed all of her geometry students to research various kite designs create a sketch of their design choice and make a kite including required geometry components The students worked in pairs using their own materials and those who had time attended the festival to fly their kites During the kite festival Glenn provided very valuable feedback to the kite designs of the students said Miller After his recommendations and a little more work on the part of the students their kites flew Glenn was so knowledgeable about kite design and what makes kites fly I thought his feedback would be valuable to all the students in the class The kite flying event held at Griffin Park was hosted by the Windham Initiative for Renewal Energy The organization s mission is to inspire citizens and educate students about the benefits of renewable energy WIRE also seeks to install a wind turbine solar photovoltaic array and weather station monitoring system at the high school Davison has participated in kite festivals throughout

    Original URL path: http://www.kitescanada.org/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Canadian Kite Buggiers Conquer Gobi Desert - ckf-fccv
    their goals The team trained extensively by flying kites and experimenting with buggy configurations last summer on Québec s Îles de la Madeleine The vast sand beaches were great preparation for the sandy terrain of the Gobi Desert No stranger to extreme sports and kites the siblings previously crossed Greenland via kite skiing in 2003 when she was 16 and he was 18 You can read about their travels on

    Original URL path: http://www.kitescanada.org/home/canadianadventurersconquermongolia (2016-05-01)
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  • Windham students get different sort of math lesson - ckf-fccv
    Miller s students were there too flying kites Miller had instructed all of her geometry students to research various kite designs create a sketch of their design choice and make a kite including required geometry components The students worked in pairs using their own materials and those who had time attended the festival to fly their kites During the kite festival Glenn provided very valuable feedback to the kite designs of the students said Miller After his recommendations and a little more work on the part of the students their kites flew Glenn was so knowledgeable about kite design and what makes kites fly I thought his feedback would be valuable to all the students in the class The kite flying event held at Griffin Park was hosted by the Windham Initiative for Renewal Energy The organization s mission is to inspire citizens and educate students about the benefits of renewable energy WIRE also seeks to install a wind turbine solar photovoltaic array and weather station monitoring system at the high school Davison has participated in kite festivals throughout the world including events in Taiwan Colombia Nova Scotia and India Kites Over New England a club for kite flyers of all ages that Davison serves as vice president had been invited by WIRE to participate in the local kite flying event During his presentations at the school Davison showed a variety of kites to the students including box kites a Pelicanstyle kite made in China that is about 30 feet long a serpent tail style kite and a large kite that looks like the legs of a soccer player As it flies the soccer player kicks his legs Davison told them Students took turns showing their kites to Davison who gave them pointers on how to improve them According to

    Original URL path: http://www.kitescanada.org/home/windhamstudentsgetdifferentsortofmathlesson (2016-05-01)
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  • Video from the Dieppe International Kite Festival - ckf-fccv
    30 AM Enjoy this video with scenes from 2005 2007 Thanks Comments About Us The CKF FCCV is an umbrella organization representing the variety of kite interests across Canada We are kite fliers kite makers kite collectors and kite educators Home Newswire Events Kite Clubs Canadian Kite Federation Flying Locations British Columbia Ontario Québec Nova Scotia Kite Fliers Kite Information Kite History How to fly a kite Kite Safety Kite

    Original URL path: http://www.kitescanada.org/home/videofromthedieppeinternationalkitefestival (2016-05-01)
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  • Events - ckf-fccv
    Community Centre Turn Off TV Week and Earth Week Can Amera Park Map Saginaw Parkway Cambridge ON Contact Wind Climbers Sat Sun May 1 2 2010 Four Winds Kite Festival 21st Annual Kortright Conservation Area Klienberg Ontario Near Canada s Wonderland Contact Gary Mark Sunday May 30 2010 Strawberry Fields Kite Festival 19th Annual Regional Mental Health Care St Thomas Ontario Contact Eric Curtis Sunday May 30 2010 Noon 4pm Thunder Bay 30th Annual Kite Festival Chippewa Park Thunder Bay ON Contact Wind Climbers Sunday June 6 2010 Noon 4 Dumfries Kitefest 14th annual Dumfries Park Cambridge ON Contact Wind Climbers Thurs Sun June 18 20 2010 Festival Saint Honore Dans L Vent 12th annual Saint Honore Quebec Contact Brigitte Bussières Sat Sun 11am 4pm June 19 20 2010 Wasaga Beach 11th Annual Father s Day KITEFEST Beach Area 1 Organized by the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce Contact Trudie McCrea Saturday June 26 2010 Polo For Heart Gormely Polo Center Richmond Hill ON Contact Don Brownridge Thursday July 1 2010 Canada Day Bash University Of Waterloo Waterloo Ontario Contact Wind Climbers Sat Sun July 17 18 2010 Noon 4pm 16th Annual Over The Edge Fun Fly Ajax Waterfront Park Ajax Ontario map Contact Gary Mark Saturday July 31 2010 1pm Dusk Port Colborne Fun fly at 1pm Night Fly at dusk H H Knoll Park Lakeview Park Port Colborne Ontario Contact Bob White Sunday Aug 1 2010 9am 4 30pm 18th Annual Canal Days H H Knoll Park Lakeview Park Port Colborne Ontario Kiters BBQ 5 6 30pm Contact Bob White Thurs Sun Aug 5 8 2010 Festivalvent Cap Chat 184 route 132 Est Aréna de Cap Chat Cap Chat Québec G0J 1G0 Contact Cap Chat Sta Sun Aug 14 15 2010 Les Grands Airs de Varennes Parc de

    Original URL path: http://www.kitescanada.org/events (2016-05-01)
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  • Kite Clubs - ckf-fccv
    Fliers Essex Kite Fliers Royal City Fun Flyers South Coast Kite Conspiracy Renegade Strings Kite Club Comments About Us The CKF FCCV is an umbrella organization representing the variety of kite interests across Canada We are kite fliers kite makers kite collectors and kite educators Home Newswire Events Kite Clubs Canadian Kite Federation Flying Locations British Columbia Ontario Québec Nova Scotia Kite Fliers Kite Information Kite History How to fly

    Original URL path: http://www.kitescanada.org/kite-clubs (2016-05-01)
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  • Canadian Kite Federation - ckf-fccv
    Waterloo Windclimbers Don Brownridge President Toronto Kite Fliers Ron Clawson Webmaster Toronto Kite Fliers Carl Bigras President Ottawa Valley Kite Club Pierre Grégoire Président Fédération Québécoise du Cerf Volant Jean Lemire Fédération Québécoise du Cerf Volant Team S T A F F Bernie Houle New Brunswick Sky lines Kite Club Bill Wilson President Halifax Area Recreational Kiters HARK Scott Ferguson Prince Edward Island area kite flier Jeff Driscoll Newfoundland area

    Original URL path: http://www.kitescanada.org/kite-clubs/canadian-kite-federation (2016-05-01)
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  • Flying Locations - ckf-fccv
    Scotia Ontario Québec About Us The CKF FCCV is an umbrella organization representing the variety of kite interests across Canada We are kite fliers kite makers kite collectors and kite educators Home Newswire Events Kite Clubs Canadian Kite Federation Flying Locations British Columbia Ontario Québec Nova Scotia Kite Fliers Kite Information Kite History How to fly a kite Kite Safety Kite Plans Merchandise Kite Stores Photo Gallery Links Contact Us

    Original URL path: http://www.kitescanada.org/flying-locations-1 (2016-05-01)
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