Lighting Up the Sky

In the United States, July 4th is a time for celebration. It’s also a time when fireworks will be on display. Families will gather in their communities to see the wonderful light display. Have you ever wondered how fireworks are made? What’s the science behind making fireworks? Did you know you and your students can learn a lot about fireworks by exploring the media in Discovery Education Streaming? Go ahead, log in to and do a search for “fireworks” and you’d find images and great videos to help you learn more.


Fireworks and American Flag Jupiterimages Corporation,  2006 . Image.
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