Question Sheet: Bang, Sparkle, Burst, and Boom

SCIENCE

Before reading:

  1. In the United States, why do you think fireworks are associated with the Fourth of July? See www.wsp.wa.gov/fireworks/mediakit/history.htm(Washington State Patrol). 
  2. Why are fireworks dangerous? See www.fireworksafety.com/ (National Council on Fireworks Safety).

During reading:

  1. Why don't fireworks explode as soon as they are lit? 
  2. What compounds do scientists use to produce yellow fireworks? green fireworks? blue fireworks? 
  3. What does Conkling mean when he says ...

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