How Do Hot Air Balloons Work

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Posted by travisy | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 19, 2014

Have you ever seen a hot air balloon in the sky? and you must wonder how a such a big thing can go so high in the air

Did you know air actually weighs something because of the molecules in the air.Hot air weighs less then cold air because the molecules are faster and further apart so the balloon rises higher. The procaine in the burner burns to go higher and there’s a hatch to let hot air out to go lower. There are weights on the basket to keep the balloon from floating away.

Hot air ballooning is lots of fun if you know how to work it

       

Comments (1)

Hey Travy I liked how you added facts toward this post and it’s good how you wrote about the molecules in the air.

Adam

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