Topics	  To	  Be	  Covered	  •    Ancient	  flamethrowers	  •    Types	  of	  flamethrowers	  •    How	  they	  work	  •    ...
Ancient	  flamethrowers	  •  Greek	  fire	  (Byzan@ne	  Empire)	  5th	  century	  B.C.	  •  Chinese	  flamethrowers	  (Song	 ...
 Creator	  •  Richard	  Fiedler	  
Types	  	  •  Hand	  held	  •  3	  tanks	                                                      Japanese	  93	  flamethrower...
Types	  •  Tank	  •  Mounted	  
Human/Home	  Made	  
                     How	  It	  Works	                              	  •    Pressure	  regulator	  •    Igni@on	  valve	  ...
Use	  •    July	  30,	  1915,	  by	  Germans	  	  •    Last	  used	  by	  USA	  in	  1978	  •    California	  •    Sugar	 ...
Experiment	  •  Problem	  •  Can	  you	  make	  a	  flamethrower	  out	      of	  powdered	  sugar	  and	  a	  torch?	  	  
Hypothesis	  	  •  The	  sugar	  will	  just	  burn	  and	  not	  project	  like	  a	     flamethrower	  would.	  
Materials/Procedure	  	  	  •  Video	  
Solu@on	  	  •  The	  sugar	  caught	  fire	  and	  made	  a	  flame	     thrower.	  •  Hydroxymethylfurfural	  
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Flamethrower I.S.I.

  1. 1. Topics  To  Be  Covered  •  Ancient  flamethrowers  •  Types  of  flamethrowers  •  How  they  work  •  And  an  experiment!  
  2. 2. Ancient  flamethrowers  •  Greek  fire  (Byzan@ne  Empire)  5th  century  B.C.  •  Chinese  flamethrowers  (Song  Dynasty)  
  3. 3.  Creator  •  Richard  Fiedler  
  4. 4. Types    •  Hand  held  •  3  tanks   Japanese  93  flamethrower   M2A1-­‐7  flamethrower  
  5. 5. Types  •  Tank  •  Mounted  
  6. 6. Human/Home  Made  
  7. 7.   How  It  Works    •  Pressure  regulator  •  Igni@on  valve  •  Igni@on  trigger  •  Fuel  release  trigger  
  8. 8. Use  •  July  30,  1915,  by  Germans    •  Last  used  by  USA  in  1978  •  California  •  Sugar  harves@ng    •  Final  use  by  IRA  
  9. 9. Experiment  •  Problem  •  Can  you  make  a  flamethrower  out   of  powdered  sugar  and  a  torch?    
  10. 10. Hypothesis    •  The  sugar  will  just  burn  and  not  project  like  a   flamethrower  would.  
  11. 11. Materials/Procedure      •  Video  
  12. 12. Solu@on    •  The  sugar  caught  fire  and  made  a  flame   thrower.  •  Hydroxymethylfurfural  
  13. 13. Thank  you  •  Ques@ons  •  Sugges@ons  •  Comments    

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