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Tuesday
Jul022013

Review: UFO Balloon

I bought the UFO Balloon from a local education store a while ago, but never took the time to test it out until now. It is supposed to demonstrate the effect of temperature on a gas. Does it? Check out the video to see the results.

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Thank you for sharing! I am aware of this product and once considered buying it for my children (ages 6 and 8), but wondered whether or not it really worked.

I tried to do a home-made version of this back in 2000 when I worked in a summer camp by blowing up one of those plastic bags that dry cleaners put over your clothes with a hair dryer. It didn't get off the ground but the lightness of the hot air made it stand upright. That's better than nothing!

July 27, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAntonio Chaves

I wonder if using a hot air drier would work with one of those dry cleaner bags.

July 31, 2013 | Registered CommenterDarren Fix

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