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Balloon Fiesta

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How do hot air balloons fly? Watch this video and write an explanation that explains how!

  • What is this event?
  • Why are there so many balloons in the sky?
  • What time of day is it?
  • Where in the world do you think this is?
  • How would you feel if you were in one of the balloons?
  • Describe the emotions of people in the town below, watching the balloons.
  • Research the history of hot air balloons.
  • Investigate the effect of hot and cold air on a balloon with this experiment.
  • Make a hot air balloon picture by painting a simple background and using decoupage techniques to add different patterned balloons.

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