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Wednesday 24th June

Hot air balloons

How does a hot air balloon work?

Watch the clip and read the information on the web page below:

What is a Hot Air Balloon?

Explore any vocabulary that is unfamiliar, e.g. suspended, altitude,

 resistant, navigate.

Use a dictionary to find the definitions of these words.
Read through The History of The Hot Air Balloon section from this website:

Write down five facts that you have found out.

 

Now enjoy watching some real hot air balloons on the clips below:

Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascent – Balloon Festival Barnstorf 2019

Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascent | Balloon Festival Barnstorf 2019

Over 20 hot air balloons started on August 24, 2019 at the balloonist festival in Barnstorf, Germany. At the beginning only a single balloon starts (called "...

 

(Up to 3:30 mins)

 

Colourful Time-Lapse of Hot Air Balloons in New Mexico – Short Film Showcase

(spelt colorful in this American video).

Colorful Time-Lapse of Hot Air Balloons in New Mexico | Short Film Showcase

Hundreds of hot air balloons take to the skies each year in early October for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the largest event of its kind in ...

 

With an adult, follow the instructions to make your own hot air balloon:

Year 3 - Week 9 - Lesson 3 - Horizontal and vertical

This is "Year 3 - Week 9 - Lesson 3 - Horizontal and vertical" by White Rose Maths on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

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