Hot Air Balloons
Students access a variety of hot air balloon themed websites. They locate information about wind currents, watch video footage of students making balloons and view the world through a ballooncam.
1st - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Activity 1 Up, Up, and Away: Building a Hot Air Balloon
Middle schoolers investigate the question: "How does a hot air balloon work?" They build small hot air balloons ans then lauch them. Students discuss how they think a hot air balloon floats. Pupils are introduced to the use of models...
6th - 8th Science
The REAL Physics of Hot Air Balloons!
Up, up, and away! Teach your class the science behind hot air balloons when by showing them the short video segment describing the physics of how they remain in the air and travel distances through different atmospheric conditions. They...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science
Are You Full of Hot Air?
Explore the concept of measuring and recording circumference. In this physical science and measurement instructional activity, young learners blow up balloons, measure the circumference, and record the data on an interactive graphing...
2nd - 3rd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed