Balloons Over Broadway: A STEM Activity Packet

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Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet, is a fabulous picture book for integrating literature, a beloved cultural tradition, and STEM activities in the month of November. Our new STEM-A-LICIOUS series stirs up books and STEM with a spoonful of science, a sprinkle of technology, a handful of engineering, and a dash of math.
With this packet we have the following activities to support your reading of Balloons Over Broadway:


 Summary of Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet
 Reading Discussion Questions
 Writing a Description of an Illustration
 Science Investigation - Creating a gas to inflate a balloon
 Technology- Links for research about Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade
 Engineering Exploration – Create a parade balloon prototype
 Math – Word problems with parade facts
 Student STEM Group Jobs
 Rubric
 Inquiry Questions
 Engineering Design Process Poster

We have included teacher notes and student pages. With a few easy to obtain supplies you will have all you need for a fun book study about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.

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Balloons Over Broadway: A STEM Activity Packet
Balloons Over Broadway: A STEM Activity Packet
Balloons Over Broadway: A STEM Activity Packet
Balloons Over Broadway: A STEM Activity Packet