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Zoon Hot-Air Balloons

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Description

Zoon Balloons are a great way to introduce students to the principles of lighter-than-air flight as well as to the concepts of temperature, density, and buoyancy! Zoon Balloon kits and packs provide students with everything they need to make their own hot-air balloons! Requires launching equipment, scissors, and tape, sold separately.

Details

Type: Multi-Student Project Packs, Project Kits Grades: 3-12
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Learning Values

Science
  • Buoyancy
  • Density
  • Molecular motion
Technology
  • Design processes
  • Modeling
  • Historical perspectives
Engineering
  • Problem-solving
  • Prototyping
  • Technological design
Math
  • Measuring mass
  • Surface area
  • Volume

Specifications

  • Material: Tissue paper
  • Diameter: 2 feet
  • Tools and Materials Required: Launching equipment, scissors, and tape
  • Level: Suitable for Grades 3 and up

“I did a lesson using hot-air balloons purchased through Pitsco. We studied the properties of how hot air rises. It was thrilling and amazing as a classroom teacher to see learning and understanding science concepts come to life.”

– John Velando, teacher, Vivian Elementary, Lakewood, Colorado