(bbb-news.com ) The school is now in the process of looking for a weather expert to explain to the students just how Joshua's balloon took such an amazing trip.
6-Year-Old's Experiment Takes Balloon Across the World
MARCH 06, 2013 Melissa Knowles, Trending Now
The purpose of the project was to teach the children about geography and weather. Each balloon was tagged with the school's address and a student's name, hoping that whoever found the balloons would get in touch with the students so they could discover how far their balloons had traveled.
According to the school's coordinator, some of the students received letters from the Netherlands and even Denmark, but none received a response from as far away as Joshua did. He received a letter all the way from Kurrajong in New South Wales, Australia. The total distance from his school in Alvaston to the home in New South Wales where the balloon was found was 10,545 miles.Read more: Yahoo News