Do That Science: Fire. It’s Lit!

Different substances react at different temperatures. These are often called “burning points” or “smoke/melting/combustion points.” You can find movie and TV show special effects technicians utilizing this part of chemistry when they create their effects. Ever see a scene with a person running down the street on fire? There is a science to it! Today we’ll explore the burning points of a couple of different substances.

This is not an experiment you should try at home!

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