Credit: UCAR/NCAR

This video on convection is a supplemental teacher resource for Lesson 5 of the GLOBE Weather Curriculum (www.globeweathercurriculum.org). In this lesson, students watch a demonstration of warming up and cooling down the air inside a Mylar balloon that has been partially deflated. Students discuss what they think happens to cause the balloon to go up or down.

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