Monday, August 16, 2010

Hot Air Balloon Lesson Plan


On this day in 1978, three Americans became the first people to complete a transatlantic trip in a balloon.  They traveled 3,200 miles in 137 hours, 18 minutes.


Practice ordering numbers with this balloon themed worksheet.

The Double Eagle II made the first transatlantic flight in 1978.  How many years ago was that?

Make your own hot air balloon.


See how hot air balloons work with this video:

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