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Sky Floater

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In this hands-on STEM activity, patrons make a helium balloon hover in one spot, then move it through an obstacle course using air currents.

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Hints for uses in your library Potential brainstorming questions: How can you stop a balloon from floating upward? How will you know when your balloon is neutrally buoyant? Once your balloon hovers, how will you move it?
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Originating Source PBS Kids
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Sky Floater

Sky Floater

In this hands-on STEM activity, patrons make a helium balloon hover in one spot, then move it through an obstacle course using air currents.