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Lesson Plan

Balloon science

Summary: 
Try a series of balloon activities that explore the science of force, sound and static electricity
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Physics: Light and Sound (1)
Physics: Electricity, Electromagnetism (7)
Procedure: 

Try the activities, giving students time to explore on their own. Discuss the science.

Notes: 

Pop balloons with a magnifier and the sun. Different coloured balloons pop at different rates. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9ScrKUxIuI

Grades taught: 
Gr K
Gr 1
Gr 3
Gr 4
Gr 5
Teacher: 
Ingrid
Site tested: 
General Gordon Elementary Science Club
Lesson plan originally developed and delivered: 

Gordon Elementary Science Club