4th of July

To light fireworks safely, know which ones shouldn't be held in your hand and be aware of flammable tree and buildings. (Nandhu Kumar)
  Fireworks season is just around the corner (no matter what time of year it is). Here are some tips for lighting your fireworks without blowing yourself up or setting your self, yard, or neighbors on fire. You can Google “firework accidents” and see videos of all the things that […]

How To Light Fireworks Safely

The 4th of July is the perfect time to mix science and celebration! Here are 4th of July science projects you can try and explanations of how different fireworks work: Fireworks Periodic Table Kick of the 4th of July learning by printing this fireworks periodic table. It tells you how […]

4th of July Science

You can make homemade firecrackers. (André Hofmeister) 2
It’s easy to make homemade firecrackers, plus it’s fun and offers a way to learn the science behind how fireworks work. You only need a few simple ingredients to make homemade firecrackers: Homemade Firecracker Materials Black Powder 75% Potassium Nitrate 15% Charcoal 10% Sulfur or Nitrocellulose (flash paper) – make […]

How to Make Your Own Homemade Firecracker