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Space Balloons

Topics:Astrophysics; Forces & motion
Audience:KS3; KS4; KS5
Author:Dan Cottle, King Edward VI Five Ways School; Birmingham Partnership
Reference number:027

A weekly space club with activities on the history of space flight, building and launching different types of rockets culminating in designing, building and launching a helium filled
weather balloon carrying a camera and GPS tracker into the stratosphere to take photos of the curvature of the earth from near space.