Adventure and exploration
Have you ever heard of the famous Hindenburg blimp that crashed and burned in New Jersey on May 6, 1937? Learn about the history of airships (also called zeppelins after the man who invented them, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin), and… the Hindenburg, and about what happened the day of the crash - how sixty-two people managed to survive, and that it’s still not known why the crash took place. Also includes facts about the blimps of today, statistics, and a timeline. Grades 3-6. 2011.