Family Day: Up, up and away!

Franklin famously used a kite to show that lightning was a natural form of electricity in Philadelphia. He also watched the first manned ascent of a Montgolfier hot air balloon in Paris. Join us to carry out investigations into the forces which affect flight!

Most suitable for ages 8-11.

You can watch the virtual segment below:

How to make a model parachute:

If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact education@benjaminfranklinhouse.org