Balloons & Buoyancy

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  • Gas
  • Buoyancy

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  • Gas
  • Buoyancy

Description

Experiment with a helium balloon, a hot air balloon, or a rigid sphere filled with different gases. Discover what makes some balloons float and others sink.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Determine what causes the the balloon, rigid sphere, and helium balloon to rise up or fall down in the box.
  • Predict how changing a variable among P, V, T, and number influences the motion of the balloons.
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Teacher Tips

Download teacher tips PDF Overview of sim controls, model simplifications, and insights into student thinking ( PDF ).

Teacher-Submitted Activities

Visualization and Visual Illusions SIM Homework A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Kathy Perkins, Carl Wieman UG-Intro HW Physics
Algebra-based Physics Semester one lessons, clicker questions, and schedule in pdf (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS
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Balloons and Bouyancy: An Introduction to Bouyancy - (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS Lab Physics
Balloons and Buoyancy : How do gases in different containers behave in gases fluids? A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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Hot Air Balloons Lesson A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. UTeach Middle School PhET Team MS Lab Chemistry
PhET Sims Aligned to the Chemistry Curriculum This contribution was designed by PhET. Julia Chamberlain HS
UG-Intro
Other Chemistry
Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS Other Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS Other Physics
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Gas Properties and Balloons & Buoyancy Simulations Homework This contribution was designed by PhET. Kathy Perkins, Carl Wieman UG-Intro
HS
HW Physics
MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer HS
MS
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Biology
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Gas Law Brad Palmer HS Lab
풍선과 부력 SIM 사용지침서 이화국(Wha Kuk Lee) MS
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Demo
Lab
Chemistry
Physics
Gas Relationships and Buoyancy Patrick Foley HS CQs
High School Exploratory Lab for Balloons and Static Electricity paul devoe HS Lab
Buoyancy and Balloons Adrian Carmichael HS Lab
tugas Abdur Rasyid MS MC Biology

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Design Team Third-party Libraries Thanks To
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  • Kathy Perkins
  • Carl Wieman
  • Interviewer: Danielle Harlow