Lesson plan

Balloon science

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

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


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