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Welcome to Mini-CAST 2019 - Due to limited on-site parking we encourage you to carpool to the event. Remote parking and shuttles will be available at 612 E. Bethany Dr. Allen, TX 75002 starting at 7:30 am.

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Saturday, March 2 • 9:40am - 10:40am
High Flyin' Hot Air Balloons: A Fun Way to Teach About Gases

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Join us for a high flyin’ hot air balloon adventure! See how this fun hot air balloon activity can be used in teaching the basics of states of matter (gases) all the way to gas laws! We’ll build and launch hot air balloons, all while learning how they can be used to teach science principles. We’ll throw in some math and art alignment, as well! This is a highly engaging activity that can be adapted for all grade levels! Balloon templates and instructional activities will be provided to all attendees.

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avatar for Katie Donaldson

Katie Donaldson

Master Teacher/ Assistant Director, University of Texas at Dallas, Department of Science/Mathematics Education
At the UTeach Program at UTD, we train math and science majors to be great middle school and high school teachers. Let me know if you need a recommendation for an open position or you would like to be a mentor teacher in our program.



Saturday March 2, 2019 9:40am - 10:40am
B103

Attendees (16)