Balloon Car Troubleshooting Chart


Below is an example of a troubleshooting chart to be developed in a class meeting with input from students.

Issue: Baloon won’t hold air
Cause Fix
Baloon is broken Use a new balloon
Leaks when taped to straw Use more tape or tighten rubber band
Can’t pinch straw easily after baloon is blown up Use longer straw or move balloon and straw further back