Perry Middle School hosts Hot Air Balloon STEM Day

PERRY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Perry Middle School hosted a Hot Air Balloon STEM Day for more than 700 students Tuesday.

The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Museum of Aviation to host the special event.

The chamber provided two hot air balloons to show students how hot air ballooning relates to STEM.

Students heard from a balloon pilot, along with hot air balloon enthusiasts Scott and Deborah Cox.

Scott and Deborah developed the program 4 years ago.

They wanted to share their love of hot air ballooning with students and use it as a different way to teach science.

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