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Piedmont Students Take Learning to New Heights Launching Weather Balloon to Space

The students attached science experiments to the balloon, to see how they will react in the stratosphere.

DULUTH, Minn.- Piedmont Elementary School science students are once again taking their learning up, up, and away launching a weather balloon into space today. The balloon is equipped with a high-altitude computer so the students can study the altitude, temperature, and barometric pressure here on earth. But this year, the 5th grade students wanted to do more than just go…