Building a balloon car is a great activity for elementary students to complete. This elementary guide is written for Grades 3-5. With these fun activities, students grasp a variety of subjects including distance, speed, weight, testing, inquiry, and tons more.
The Balloon Car Elementary STEM Activity Guide contains teacher and student instructions for math, science, and engineering activities; assessment questions; resource pages; and student pages. This guide contains two guided inquiry lessons and a culminating engineering challenge for students to apply concepts learned through the inquiry lessons.
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Balloon Car Explore-A-Pak, ramps, scissors, tape, hole punches, art supplies, washers, tape measures, highlighters, stopwatches, and standard classroom tools and materials.