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The Fabulous Frisbee

 

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Do you own a Pluto Platter. if you have a Frisbee in you're closet, you do! The original flying discs was actually pie tins from a bakery. In 1948, Fred Morrison manufacture the first flying discs made of plastic. Then, in January 1957, a company called Wham-O introduced the Pluto Platter. The Pluto Platter was later renamed the "Frisbee" its estimated that more Frisbee's are sold each year than basketballs baseballs and footballs combined!

Answer Key

Do you own a Pluto Platter? If you have a Frisbee in your closet, you do! The original flying discs were actually pie tins from a bakery. In 1948, Fred Morrison manufactured the first flying discs made of plastic. Then, in January 1957, a company called Wham-O introduced the Pluto Platter. The Pluto Platter was later renamed the "Frisbee." It's estimated that more Frisbees are sold each year than basketballs, baseballs and footballs combined!


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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08/20/2004