Virtual Ballooning to Explore the Atmosphere

Virtual Ballooning to Explore the Atmosphere

Explore the atmosphere by launching Virtual Weather Balloons! Click the Instructions button in the top left corner of the Flash interactive below to get started.

Click here for the writeup of a classroom activity which uses this interactive. Click here for a student worksheet for the activity.

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Click here to download a copy of the Virtual Ballooning software. (On a Windows PC, right-click on the link, then "Save as..." to save the file to your local hard drive; on a Macintosh computer, hold down the Control key while clicking the link, then "Save as...")

This interactive was built using Flash, so you will need the Flash plugin from Adobe installed in your browser to view the interactive.

© 2010 UCAR with portions adapted from Windows to the Universe (© 2008 NESTA)