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Fireworks
By: Michael and
Matthew
Explanation of the way they work
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Light the fuse and the
black powder sends
shell flying
Then the secondary
fuse ligh...
Firework patterns
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Palms- confines large
comets,or charges in
the shape of a solid
cylinder
Ring Shell- Explodes
t...
Anatomy of a firework
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The anatomy of a
firework starts with
the lift charge which
ignites and launches
it into the a...
The history of the firework
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Invented in China by
monks
First created by
mixing
Saltpeter,Sulfer and
Charcoal
They...
Safety tips
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Always wear
equipment to protect
you
Don't stand over the
mortar
The roof is made to
brake when hi...
Chemical compounds
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Sodium- burns yellow
Calcium- burns
Orange
Strontium- burns red
Lithium- burns darker
red

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Credits
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Modern Marvels Fireworks

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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/kaboom

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http://glencoe.com/sec/science/webquest...
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  1. 1. Fireworks By: Michael and Matthew
  2. 2. Explanation of the way they work ● ● Light the fuse and the black powder sends shell flying Then the secondary fuse lights and the stars blow up and makes the show happen
  3. 3. Firework patterns ● ● ● Palms- confines large comets,or charges in the shape of a solid cylinder Ring Shell- Explodes to produce a symmetrical ring of stars Serpentine- Bursts to send small tubes of incendiaries in many random paths
  4. 4. Anatomy of a firework ● ● The anatomy of a firework starts with the lift charge which ignites and launches it into the air The second is the burst charge which ignites the stars and fires them in all directions
  5. 5. The history of the firework ● ● ● Invented in China by monks First created by mixing Saltpeter,Sulfer and Charcoal They later put the mixture in tubes of bamboo and became first rockets
  6. 6. Safety tips ● ● ● ● Always wear equipment to protect you Don't stand over the mortar The roof is made to brake when hit by shell Don't have any open flames other than devices used to ignite
  7. 7. Chemical compounds ● ● ● ● Sodium- burns yellow Calcium- burns Orange Strontium- burns red Lithium- burns darker red ● Barium- burns green ● Copper- burns blue
  8. 8. Credits ● Modern Marvels Fireworks ● http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/kaboom ● ● http://glencoe.com/sec/science/webquest/content/fireworks.shtml
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