Are you a dreamer? Do you believe they can come true?

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Joseph Montgolfier was a dreamer.  Like Joseph, you can ‘dream’ and turn your dream into a reality. How? Believe in yourself and take inspiration from Joseph and all the amazing people we have waiting to meet you through our captivating eBooks.

  • The year – 1783
  • The dream – a silken laundry bag with a hole in it and some lit paper

Can you believe that would be the foundation to his invention of the hot air balloon?  Discover how, together with his brother Etienne, he opened up a whole new world in air transportation.

The first flight in Paris

Explore his other innovations that include the hydraulic ram and devices to distill liquids.   He deserves wide recognition for his many great contributions to our world. Visit Joseph Montgolfier and re-live his dream as he tells you his own story through our amazing BioView®.

For more inspiration in the classroom, we invite you to visit our Education page.

Amazing People Education is brought to you by The Amazing People Club – an international education publisher that is bringing these sensational resources to students and teachers worldwide. To explore tips and tricks on classroom edu-tainment using BioViews®, please download our free Amazing Teacher Toolkit. To get involved in our direct-to-classroom resources, be sure to check out these Education Case Studies.

We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students. To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video from Castle Vale High School.

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