Programme Sparks

49. Hot Air Balloon

Resources

 

Time 

  • Tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Heat source
  30 - 60 minutes.

Programme Spark

For this Spark you will need to make a hot air balloon that can fly.

You could set this as a problem solving task or give your Section instructions on how to create a basic hot air balloon and see if they can modify it to make it better. 

Adapting for each Section

 

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You could make this more challenging for the older sections by giving them an amount of time that the balloon has to stay up in the air for, or giving them an object that it has to carry. 

 

Beavers

  • Creative
  • Air Activities

 

Cubs

  • Air Activities

 

Scouts

  • Air Activities

 

Explorers

  • Air Activities 

 

Can the activity be run through Peer Leadership?   Yes
Can the activity be run by Young Leaders?   Yes 

Useful Links

Chicago Museum of Science and Industry Instructions

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