Ages 7-9 Video Playlist

Click on a video below for some high-flying, hot air balloon fun!

How Balloons and Airships Work

How Do Hot Air Balloons Work? – SciShow Kids

How do hot air balloons float along in the sky and stay up there? Find out!

I Didn’t Know That: Airships – National Geographic

Learn about the science and history behind airships. Why don’t we see more of them today?

How Do Blimps Work? – Concerning Reality

Learn more about how hot air balloons and airships were developed. Why are blimps so popular at sporting events?

Behind-the-Scenes: Learn How Balloons are Made

Manufacturing a Hot Air Balloon – A Tour of FireFly Balloon Factory

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how balloons are made at the largest factory in the United States.

Behind-the-Scenes: Ride Along with the Pilots

The Art of Hot Air Ballooning – Teen Kids News

Student reporter, Gabe, tours the Quick Check New Jersey Festival of Ballooning. Gabe talks with balloon pilot, Bob Romaneschi, to learn some rules for the road — in the air!

Flying with Goodyear Blimp Pilots – Marketplace APM

See inside the gondola of the famous Goodyear Blimp. Learn how you could become an airship pilot like Taylor Deen and Matthew St. John.

Drawing/Design Tutorials

Draw the Dirigible from The Willoughby’s Movie

Get a step-by-step look at how to draw this airship from the movie!

The All-In-One Tutorial: Minecraft Airship Designs for Newbies All the Way to Pros

See how to create different airship designs depending on your experience with Minecraft.

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