Now that the Fourth of July is just around the corner you firework lovers out there are gearing up for the big day. We on the other hand have been taking an up close, slow motion look at the chemistry of how sparklers work.
Compound Interest's Chemistry of Sparklers infographic:
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Writer/Producer: Kirk Zamieroski
Darcy Gentleman, Ph.D.
Making Sparklers - http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ed072p652
Physics of Sparklers - http://www.wired.com/2014/07/the-awesome-physics-in-a-simple-sparkler/
How it’s Made Video - http://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/54590722298
How it works - http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/everyday-innovations/fireworks.htm
Colors of Fireworks - http://www.compoundchem.com/2013/12/30/the-chemistry-of-fireworks/
Chemistry of Sparklers - http://www.compoundchem.com/2014/11/04/sparklers/