Hot Air Balloons
Young scholars 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.
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Activity 1 Up, Up, and Away: Building a Hot Air Balloon
Students 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 as a...
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