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Warm Air versus Cold Air

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students discover that warm air takes up more space than cold air.  In this science lesson, students perform 4 experiments using balloons to determine that the molecules of warm air are more spread out than those of cold air.
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Exploring the Movement of Air

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders summarize the relationships  of movement of air masses and pressure systems.  In this investigative lesson students observe an experiment that demonstrates high and low pressures and air masses. 
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THE TRAVELS OF BABAR: An Adventure in Scale :Building a Model Hot Air Balloon

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students encounter basic facts about helium and hot air. They compare the weight and size of different materials. Students work collaboratively in teams. They create their own model balloon.
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The Weather Classroom - Atmosphere

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Meteorology learners explore the weight of air, layers of the atmosphere, and air pressure action through a series of discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on group activities. Enough discussion prompts, background information, student...
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What Causes Wind?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through watching several classic air pressure demonstrations, middle schoolers determine that high pressure areas move toward lower pressure areas, heated air causes a drop in pressure, and forces exist when pressures are unequal. By...
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Color Word Balloons

For Students K - 3rd
In this color word balloons worksheet, students color six hot air balloons the color that is written underneath each balloon. Students utilize the colors of yellow, green, blue, orange, red and violet.
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INVESTIGATING AIR - HOT AND COLD

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers experiment with the density of Hot Air versus Cold Air.
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Full of Hot Air

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders apply the processes of scientific investigation to determine how the number of breaths affect the distance a balloon rocket travels. Students work in groups creating a model, gathering data, drawing conclusions and...
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Rising With the Weather

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students research how hot-air balloons rise and descend, and find out how their operation is affected by weather. They identify conditions in which it is safe to fly hot-air balloons, and equipment necessary for crew and passenger...
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Why Do Hot Air Balloons Float?

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Boyle's Law worksheet, students solve eight problems using the inverse relationship between the volume of a gas and the pressure of a gas at a constant temperature.
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Why Do Hot Air Balloons Float?

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Charles' Law instructional activity, learners solve 8 gas law problems where the pressure is constant and the volume varies directly with the temperature.
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Fly Away with Books Poster

For Teachers K - 8th
Put up a poster near your class library to encourage your pupils to take trips to different worlds and times through books. The poster features one large hot air balloon made out of book covers and several smaller balloons, some with...
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Full of Hot Air

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students investigate technology and its many designs to make our lives easy. In this science lesson, students build a hot air balloon and answer specific questions about weight and rides in the hot air balloon. They analyze their data...
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Float or Sink?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Experiment with mass and density as scholars figure out what makes things float or sink. First, they watch a podcast introducing these concepts. Be sure to use the comprehension question to test their understanding. Young scientists...
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Models for Teaching Addition and Subtraction of Integers

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Positive and negative numbers are everywhere in the world around us. Whether it's charged particles in atoms, a hot air balloon rising and falling in the sky, or a series of bills and checks being delivered in the mail, this resource...
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Strange New Planet

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The first remote sensors were people in hot air balloons taking photographs of Earth to make maps. Expose middle school learners to space exploration with the use of remote sensing. Groups explore and make observations of a new planet by...
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Reading Comprehension 3 (Level 7)

For Students 8th - 9th
Have you ever been in a hot air balloon? Whether your readers are English language learners or native speakers, assess their reading comprehension with this short passage and the seven multiple-choice questions that follow. A detailed...
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Eight Hot Air Balloons

For Students Pre-K - 1st
For this early math counting worksheet, students count the hot air balloons on the page and use their artistic skills to color the hot air balloons.
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Nine Hot Air Balloons

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this early math counting worksheet, students count the hot air balloons on the page and use their artistic skills to color the hot air balloons.
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Air Exerting Pressure

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore air pressure. In this science lesson plan, students show how air occupies space and exerts pressure and learn how great the effects of air pressure can be.
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Shrinking Air

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this science investigation worksheet, students follow the listed procedures to find out how temperature affects air pressure as they heat and cool balloons.
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Warm and Cold Air

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars 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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Honors Chemistry Ideal Gas Law

For Students 10th - 12th
In this ideal gas law worksheet, learners are given a problem to solve using a hot air balloon. They are given the volume, mass, temperature of the air inside the balloon and the temperature outside the balloon. They determine if the...
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Balloons: Math with the Montgolfier Balloon

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover the history of hot air balloons by watching one ascent.  In this physics lesson plan, students utilize a Montgolfier Hot Air Balloon from an earlier lesson plan and record the temperature, rate of ascent and the volume....

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