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Adventures in Lighter-Than-Air Flight

SKU: W57744
A Pitsco Exclusive


A colorful and carefully researched journey through the history and science of lighter-than-air flight.

Students learn about Archimedes’s principle, the density and lift of gases, atmospheric pressure, gravity, why air is called a fluid, how airships and balloons fly, and more. Includes science activities, classroom discussion questions, and instructions for building six-foot and nine-foot tissue paper hot-air balloons.


Type: Books Grades: 6-12




  • Author: Kristine Gilbertson
  • Pages: 15
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005, 2000
  • Publisher: Pitsco, Inc.