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And that's just what we did!  

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Mr. McCasland isn't only our WINS Education Coordinator, but is also  a recognized expert on kites. He taught us about their history, and told us that the ancient Chinese used them thousands of years ago to frighten their enemies!

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  He also told us about how the use of kites in meteorology was pioneered right here on Big Blue, where much was learned about upper atmospheric winds.

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Of course, we asked Mr. McCasland some very intelligent questions!

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