4th of July




Pop Its or Party Snaps
Pop Its belong to a class of novelty fireworks or toys called bang snaps. The snaps go by many names, including poppers, party snaps, bang snaps, snappers, throwdowns, Pop Its, and Snap-Its. Pop Its are noisemakers that don’t cause physical damage when they pop, even if used in a person’s […]

How Do Pop Its Work? Chemistry of Bang Snaps




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 can […]

How To Light Fireworks Safely






You can make homemade firecrackers. (André Hofmeister)
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 There are two common firecracker recipes. You need: Black Powder 75% Potassium Nitrate 15% Charcoal […]

How to Make Your Own Homemade Firecracker