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STEM Narrative Curriculum Design Challenges

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Picture books provide great learning opportunities for STEM. A curriculum resource document gives several lessons in each grade level for K-6. The activities have learners read a book before applying the engineering design process to...
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Pilot a Balloon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Balloons will go where you want them to. Young pilots first add paper clips to a balloon to make it neutrally buoyant. They then use cardboard to steer the balloon in different directions, taking air pressure into account.
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Sticking a Balloon to a Wall

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
This is one sticky situation! Science sleuths uncover the mystery behind a balloon that appears to be stuck to a wall using an interactive. Learners observe a neutrally charged wall before they manipulate the charge on a balloon. Atom...
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Read Across America

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Celebrate the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss on Read Across America Day with a collection of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics activities, each linked to a popular Dr. Seuss story. 
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Balloons and Buoyancy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
If you are flying high in a hot air balloon, can a helium balloon pass you? Simulation allows pupils to predict how changing pressure, volume, and temperature impacts helium balloons, hot air balloons, and a sphere filled with a...
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Preconditioning Balloons

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What does stretching a balloon have to do with equilibrium? Groups explore preconditioning by stretching a balloon to a point of equilibrium. They then measure the amount of force required to stretch the balloon to the same point several...
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Heavy Lifting

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Accept NASA's challenge to design heavy lifting vehicles. Groups of three design balloon-powered rockets to carry as much payload to the ceiling as possible. The teams are encouraged to launch several times while making improvements to...
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Balloons Over Broadway

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
After reading the book Balloons Over Broadway about the incredible puppeteer who created the first Macy's larger-than-life parade balloons, your youngsters will celebrate their reading by participating in a variety of engaging activities...
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Water is a Heat Sink

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
One of the key objectives of Europe's Copernicus Earth program is to monitor the temperatures of the oceans and seas on Earth. Young scholars learn the effects of different heat capacities through two experiments. These experiments...
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Volume Review

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the concepts of volume for rectangular prisms and spheres. They measure the volume of one balloon and then consider how many breaths it would take to fill the room with balloons. The rectangular prism being measured...
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Hot Air Ballooning: Exploring Charles' Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students solve word problems dealing with Charles' Law. In this Charles' Law lesson, students observe PowerPoint presentations concerning Charles' Law. They complete a WebQuest and describe the relationship between hot air balloons and...
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For Teachers K - 12th
Students explore the different types of balloons.  For this materials lesson students can complete several experiments including building their own hot air balloons, making balloon animals and experimenting with static electricity. 
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Black Balloon

For Students Pre-K - 1st
For this black balloon worksheet, learners color the balloon in the picture the color black. Students color one balloon on this page.
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Red Balloon

For Students Pre-K - 1st
For this red balloon worksheet, students color the balloon in the picture the color red. Students read the word red and color the balloon.
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Up & Away

For Teachers K - 6th
Students research where balloons go when they fly away, the consequences of their escape, and suggest alternative possibilities for preventing balloon escapes in real life. They identify humorous stories and discuss the qualities that...
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Warm and Cold Air

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners conduct an experiment to discover what happens to air when it is heated or cooled, discover that wind moves from a high-pressure area (an area of sinking air) to a low pressure area (an area of rising air).
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Balloon Math: A Game for All Levels

For Teachers K - 8th
Here is a game that combines exercise with math skills. In this mathematics and P.E. instructional activity, students hold balloons that have a number written on them, and for a set time do not let the balloons hit the ground. They must...
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Balloon word problems

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
For this balloon word problems worksheet, students complete word problems about balloons with one digit numbers. Students complete 5 addition and subtraction word problems.
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Fun with Balloons

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders design their own hot air balloon. In this science lesson plan, 5th graders investigate how factors like weight and sizes affect a balloon's lifting power. They also write math problems based on facts written in the book...
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For Students Pre-K - K
In this counting worksheet, students count the number of balloons in the set (there will be just one). Students color the balloon any way they wish.
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Pupil Self-Registration Party Balloons

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Woo-hoo, it's time for party balloons! Everybody loves colorful balloons and you'll love being able to print, cut, and label these fantastic specimens for use in your classroom. There are nine balloons per one sheet of paper and they...
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Balloon Dance

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Young learners love creative movement. Here is a lesson that allows them to imitate balloons floating away by doing a "Balloon Dance." They start on the ground as if they are flat balloons with no air in them. The music starts, and they...
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Balloon Eggs

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students create a balloon egg out of a blown up balloon with paper mache. In this art lesson, students decorate  the egg after it is hard with markers or paint and then use it as a pinata.
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Ice Eggs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students melt colored ice cubes which are created from a funnel, balloons, water, and food coloring. In this ice lesson plan, students put food coloring into water in a balloon, freeze it, and see how the food coloring ended up making...