Up, Up, and Away
Students investigate the laws of physics that govern the flight of helicopters and airplanes. They build and launch a model rotor, simulating rotors used on helicopters to provide lift.
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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