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Get Involved with BalloonSat Classes

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BalloonSats are one activity that can excite kids in the math, sciences, and engineering. The time you spend helping kids make and launch BalloonSats and analyzing their data will encourage their math, science, and engineering interests.
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BalloonSat s One key to better math, science, and technology knowledge
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BalloonSatsOne key to better math, science, and

technology knowledge

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Why BalloonSats?● Near Space Motivates● Simple to Build● No Tracking Equipment or Radio License● Focus on Construction and Data Analysis

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The Typical BalloonSat

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BalloonSat ConstructionWorkshop

Teams of three or fourTwo days/Four hours

ClassroomTeams of three or four

Two weeks/1 class period

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Advanced Students

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Student DataWithout APRS With APRS

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Potential ProblemsWeather

Hot and Sharp Tools

Wrong Audience

Work Schedules

Liability

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BalloonSat Principia

Thorough Documentation

Data Analysis

Ping Pong Stratolites

Example Experiments

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Umm, maybe I could….

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