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Reading Companion: Science of Hot-Air Balloons

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Mathematics +4 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), Primary (5 to 8 years old)
This collection is a reading companion to the Cricket article "Hang on, Dolly!" [April 2016]. This article tells the story of Dolly Shepherd, an adventure-loving aerobat who parachuted from high-flying hot-air balloons in the early twentieth century. After learning about her story, explore the science of hot-air balloons with STEM in 30, a fast-paced webcast targeted towards students. Also includes lithographs depicting other female balloonists.