Facts About Transportation
Did you know, In 1485, a famous painter (Leonardo Da Vinci) drew pictures of flying machines. Did you know bicycles have been around for about 200 years? Blaise Pascal introduced the first horse-drawn bus in Paris. Steam-powered cars were the first. These used a fuel that heated water in a boiler. This super-hot water would turn to steam. The steam would expand and push the pistons. These would then turn a crankshaft, which powered the car. The first working submarine was actually a leather-covered row boat. An inventor by the name of, Cornelis Drebbel constructed this odd underwater vessel in 1620. It managed to reach depths of 4.5 meters (15 feet).
Since man has been on Earth they looked at the birds and have wanted to fly. Birds make flying look easy, but they have hollow bones and feathers.Read More
You have probably zoomed around on a bicycle. These vehicles are a fun and easy way to get from one place to another.Read More
If you have ever been on a boat you already know how much fun it is. Boats have been around for thousands of years and play an important role in our lives.Read More
The bus pulls up to the stop and a number of people embark on a trip to and from different locations. The bus is a convenient and safe way to travel.
You have most likely been riding around in a car since you were a baby. These vehicles are everywhere. Did you know there are over a billion cars in use today?Read More
Belgium is a Western European country that has experienced many occupations and battles over the centuries.Read More
Horses are magnificent creatures. They have been used in film, television and books. Horses are everywhere in the world.Read More
Hot Air Balloon Facts
Have you ever imagined what it would be like to float high above the ground? You can in a hot air balloon.Read More
You may have seen a submarine on television or in the movies. This large, powerful underwater vessel is a cool way to explore below the sea.Read More
You have most likely seen a train. It may have been passing through your town, or you might have even been lucky enough to ride on one.Read More