Eur-eek-a! The moment a pupil jumps 40ft from crane with only helium balloons to keep her afloat

By | March 4, 2008

Being asked to leap off a 40ft high scaffold, suspended only by helium balloons, is not usually a requirement in science lessons. Neither is dangling from a crane, 60ft from the ground.

But a group of 13-year-olds experienced these spectacular activities as part of an attempt by leading British scientists to show that the subject can be fun and interesting. – dailymail

Great! A kid was telling me just last night that he hates science class because it is boring. If he got to do something like this I think he’d sing a different tune.


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