Albuquerque is the largest city in the state of New Mexico, famous for blue skies and hot air ballooning. Alex and Andrew head to Explora in Albuquerque to find out exactly how much hot air is needed to lift different weights before soaring above the city at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, across the street from Explora, has awesome cave exhibits that inspire Emily and Isabel to visit Carlsbad Caverns. There they trap and weigh cave swallows to see how well this species is thriving in its new environment.
Sandra Begay-Campbell, an engineer at Sandia National Labs, takes DragonflyTV out of the city, demonstrating how she helps Native American tribes use more renewable and alternative energy sources.
Albuquerque is definitely a hot spot to visit. But where's the hottest spot in the city? Take the quiz to the right and see if you can guess the answer to this scorching Science Secret!