This Week in the Classroom: Aerial Photography via Balloon for Under $30
This quarter, my students have been building an incredible number of STEM-based projects in preparation for a show-and-tell science fair in March. Every year, I often recycle two or three projects, assigning particular journeys to particular students for particular reasons. And every year, I try to introduce something new. This year, a student suggested unmanned flight. I don’t have a quadracopter handy, so we settled on balloon flight.
Just like in the 1800’s. We were hoping for something that looked like this:
We were able to capture this:
Stay on after the jump to see the rigging and get instructions to build your own balloon photography rig for under $30.
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