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Hot Air Balloon

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can people control a hot air balloon? The simple simulation allows scholars to adjust the payload mass, burner, and vent position on a hot air balloon and observe the changes in velocity and altitude over time. Challenge questions...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride (Priceman)

For Teachers K - 3rd
What a fun way to explore new vocabulary words! Marjorie Priceman's book Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride offers plenty of new words for scholars to learn in context: amateur, assembled, demonstration,...
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The REAL Physics of Hot Air Balloons!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Hot air Balloons

For Teachers K - 12th
Students study how hot air balloons were created and the different types there are.  In this density and lift lesson students build their own hot air balloon.
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Hot Air Balloons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine how a hot air balloon works. In this hot air balloon lesson, students do an experiment to test the effects of heat on density. Students make their own hot air balloon and act out how nitrogen moves when turned to a liquid.
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Balloon Expansion

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Have your class explore how a hot air balloon works. Through a simple demonstration, learners can see the process up close, and discuss why this occurs. They can then perform related experiments on their own.
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Balloon Expansion

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Have your class explore how a hot air balloon works. Through a simple demonstration, learners can see the process up close, and discuss why this occurs. They can then perform related experiments on their own.
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The First Hot Air Balloons

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The First Hot Air Balloons. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have...
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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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Every Day Edit - First Hot-Air Balloon

For Students 3rd - 8th
Daily practice develops skills! Use this half-sheet to help learners correct grammatical errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar. Today's topic is a hot-air balloon flight. 
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Full of Hot Air

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners explore physics by reading a story with their class. In this flight lesson, students read the book Full of Hot Air and discuss the possibilities of flight without wings or an engine. Learners define vocabulary terms from the...
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Hot Air Balloon Activity Notes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students construct and launch a hot air balloon. They are introduced to: Gas Laws, Air Pressure, Atmospheric Composition and Structure, Wind Speed and Direction, Inversions, and Weather Predictions. Students work in small groups to...
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Flying High with Hot Air Balloons!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders demonstrate understanding by creating a visual product. They will read The Big Balloon Race, by Eleanor Coerr and create a chart using vocabulary from the book. They also write a poem on hot air balloons using the newly...
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Pupil Self-Registration Hot Air Balloons

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Have your class place their names on one of five different colorful hot air balloons. These balloons can be printed, cut out, and used to show progress toward a goal or as a way to label a child's work around the classroom.
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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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Reading Summary

For Students 3rd - 5th
Learners read the excerpt about hot-air balloons. Then, they summarize the article using the details found to complete the chart given. Then, students write a sentence summarizing a festival or celebration. This worksheet will provide...
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Float a Hot Air Balloon

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This activity will lift spirits in your class, but there is little scientific explanation for what makes a hot air balloon rise. As you are teaching middle school scientists about density and convection, you can incorporate this...
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The Big Balloon Festival

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore physics by reading a book about hot air balloons. In this flight instructional activity, students read the book The Big Balloon Festival and discuss the concept of flying without wings or an engine. Students define a...
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Hot Air Balloon Design Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss what they know and what they want to know about hot air balloon using a KWL chart. They then use a wide array of materials to design a hot air balloon that will lift successfully in cooperative groups referring to...
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Art: Hot Air Balloon Replicas

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students investigate the science behind hot air balloon flight. In a lecture and demonstration, they observe how helium-filled balloons are affected by the wind. Using basic household items such as newspaper, paper cups, and balloons,...
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Activity 1 Up, Up, and Away: Building a Hot Air Balloon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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Density: Got Gas?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate the properties of liquids, solids and gases. They apply their research in the design and construction of a hot air balloon. The balloons are displayed along with a multimedia presentation on the topic of density.
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Balloons

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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A Trip On a Hot Air Balloon

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students complete an art and story telling project about hot air balloons. In this art and language arts lesson, students listen as the teacher tells them how hot air balloons work. They make a hot air balloon using art supplies before...

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