"Hot Air Balloons" Trailer

Students discover how hot air rises and why the air at the top of mountains isn't hot. This relates to weather, gases, air pressure, convection, and properties of matter. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “Jack and Jill and the Diamond Mine,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Medium


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