Each year as hundreds of balloons and thousands of people descend on Albuquerque New Mexico for the Balloon Fiesta, they are joined by zebras. Not the kind that eat grass, and wander the savannah, but the kind that help coordinate and launch the balloons safely. Learn about this colorful group of flair wearing folks in this video from the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
To watch the full episode visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqoXjiWnm2Y&list=PL6RlkQnoCx_UeWQpT5dDXUssF94xYSPkH&index=1
For more learning resources about balloons check out Smithsonian Learning Lab: https://learninglab.si.edu/collections/balloons/C9mXWNeWprqoXUr6#r
For more FREE teacher resources from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum visit STEM in 30, the museum's Emmy nominated TV show for middle school students: https://airandspace.si.edu/stem-30