WONDER #1912: Why Don’t Planes Fly in a Straight Line?
Question 1 of 3
Contrary to what explorers believed hundreds of years ago, Earth is not what?
Question 2 of 3
When traditional flat maps are made and the sphere is made flat, what occurs?
Question 3 of 3
Airplanes follow “great circle” routes that account for the what of the Earth?
- prime meridian
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