UFO Solar Balloon Science Project Sun Powered Kids Learning Educational Toy

April 9, 2014 - Comment

In a world where fossil fuels are constantly on the brain, it’s time to keep solar energy in mind. The UFO Solar Balloon is the intensely fun educational toy that is powered by the Sun! Fill the UFO Solar Balloon with air, attach the line and watch it magically rise. Bright direct sunlight warms it

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In a world where fossil fuels are constantly on the brain, it’s time to keep solar energy in mind. The UFO Solar Balloon is the intensely fun educational toy that is powered by the Sun!

Fill the UFO Solar Balloon with air, attach the line and watch it magically rise. Bright direct sunlight warms it in a few minutes and it soars!

Product Features

  • Powered by the sun.
  • Includes 1 UFO Solar Balloon & 60 feet of string.
  • Instructions included.
  • Measures 10 x 2 feet when inflated.

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Mike R. Becker says:

Just like I remembered! Back in the ’70’s my family subscribed to Ranger Rick magazine. My dad ordered a solar balloon similar to the UFO Solar Balloon from the ads in the back. I loved it! Then this summer, I tried to recreate the experience with my ten year-old daughter using cheap yard bags. They wanted to float, but couldn’t overcome their weight. I thought about cutting them apart and trying to tape them together to make a bigger balloon, but that seemed like way too much trouble. I thought, “why not try Amazon?” I ordered this balloon as soon as I saw it.We tried it last weekend on a calm sunny day. This is important as even light cloud cover, or a small breeze will have a huge effect on the balloon’s performance. I tied off one end of the balloon using string as it is lighter and takes less space than tying the balloon. Once filled, we brought it to an open space. In no time at all it started to rise! Not only is it a blast, it is an instant attention grabber. Be prepared to answer a lot of…

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