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Tittel Hot Air Balloons Lesson
Omtale Lesson Objectives: 1. Students will be able to describe how hot air balloons rise and determine the conditions necessary to keep a balloon afloat by using a computer simulation. 2. Students will be able to explain the principle that warm air expands when heated and how heat is transferred through convection. 3. Students will be able to construct and launch a hot air balloon. 4. Students will be able to generalize the relationship between temperature, volume and pressure. Standards: TEKS Science: 6.2E, 6.3A-C, 6.9A-B CCRS Science Standards: VII-I1, VIII-A2, VIII-A4, VIII-F1, VIII-F3 **Note:** The .doc version includes additional teacher resources, such as, background content, common misconceptions and a vocabulary list. It also has all worksheets as editable content.
Emne Kjemi
Nivå Ungdomsskule
Type Lab
Tid 120 minutt
Inneheld svar Ja
Språk English
Nøkkelord buoyancy, convection, hot air balloons
Simuleringar Balloons & Buoyancy


Forfattarar UTeach Middle School PhET Team
E-post for kontakt elyse.zimmer@gmail.com
Skule / Organisasjon UTeach UT-Austin
Lasta opp 25.07.12
Oppdatert 25.07.12