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Hot-Air Henry

Reading Rainbow Episodes - Hot-Air Henry
Reading Rainbow Episodes - Hot-Air Henry
MSRP: $29.95
Price: $23.95
You Save: $6.00 (20 %)
Order Number: 126.0016
Format : DVD
Theme: Rising above the clouds in hot-air balloons, airplanes, helicopters and spaceships can provide a whole new perspective on the world.
 
 
A sassy Siamese cat stows away on a hot-air balloon and ends up taking a fur raising flight across the mountains.
 

LeVar experiences a colorful and exciting expedition in a hot-air balloon. He takes viewers to a hot-air ballooning event, then provides a comical look into the past at some flying machines that never made it off the ground. Finally he visits the National Space Camp where kids find out what it takes to become an astronaut.

Author: Mary Calhoun
Publisher: Morrow
 
Field Trip Segments
Let's Get Ready - At the Palmetto Balloon Classic, LeVar learns how hot-air balloons are inflated and flown.- At the Palmetto Balloon Classic, LeVar learns how hot-air balloons are inflated and flown.
Early Attempts at Flight - Take a comical look into the past at some flying machines that never made it off the ground.
Take Off! - LeVar takes us on a highflying adventure as we take off into the sky in our very own hot-air balloon. - LeVar takes us on a highflying adventure as we take off into the sky in our very own hot-air balloon.
Space Camp - At the National Space Camp kids find out what it takes to be an astronaut.
 
Review Books: Easy to Make Spaceships That Really Fly by Mary and Dewey Blocksma; The Big Balloon Race by Eleanor Coerr; Just Us Women by Jeannette Caines

 

Click here for Language Arts Teacher’s Guide

Use this episode to further enhance your  science curriculum. Science Concepts: temperature, warm air rises, air currents, vortex tornado.

Click here for Science Teacher’s Guide

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Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use and  b) public performance.
 
Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
©GPN / WNED-TV
Series #126
 
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