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Balloon Bonanza Reboot!

Spring is in the air, so I wanted to revisit a crowd-pleasing program for my crew:  balloon science! With a few simple activities and a pile of balloons, we talked about air pressure, the properties of polymers, centripetal force, friction, AND Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion! Read more >

Balloon Hovercrafts

Every now and again I like to try out an altogether new project with my Science Explorers, and this is one I’ve been wanting to test out for a while:  BALLOON HOVERCRAFTS. But before we get into the details of how our balloon hovercrafts were built (and how they work), let’s touch on a brief […] Read more >

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Balloon Bonanza!

You’re never too old to have fun with balloons…and our Prosser Science Explorers discovered recently just how many interesting things we could also learn with a little help from our piles of balloons! Read more >