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31 resources with the concept fireworks

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Nature's Living Fireworks!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Seventy-five percent of ocean species create their own light. Bioluminescence stars in an enlightening biology video that takes a look at some cool species. From fireflies to deep sea creatures, the video explores the process,...
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Electron Transitions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ready for a lab with a lot of razzle-dazzle? Young chemists observe flame tests of common salts through an always-popular activity. The updated resource focuses on observation skills, collaboration, and green chemistry practices.
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The Chemistry of Fireworks

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Experiment with chemical compounds to produce the colors in fireworks! The lesson instructor demonstrates how adding high temperatures to specific compounds creates a colorful reaction—the same one people use to create fireworks. This is...
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A Burst of Light: Mineral Use in Fireworks

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the role of minerals in industries. They use minerals that are found in the grocery store to complete flame tests. They complete an experiment using fireworks.
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Guy Fawkes Night

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Learners explore Guy Fawkes Day, a British holiday celebrated in November with bonfires and fireworks. They discuss the history of Guy Fawkes and the 1605 plans to destroy British Parliament. Students use construction paper to create a...
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Testing for the Positive Ions (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th
Light up your young scientists' day with an engaging video that explains how fireworks get their vivid colors! The fourth installment in a series of ten videos demonstrates a flame test for metal ions. Not only will the class learn to...
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Oxidation and Combustion: Chemical Reactions in Fire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the art and science of pyrotechnics.  For this chemistry and computer lesson, students learn about the chemical basis of fire and structure of fireworks.  Students then apply their knowledge in creating virtual...
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Mineral Mania

For Students 6th - 9th
In this mineral worksheet, students visit and answer 90 questions about mineral uses, mineral groups, fireworks, and minerals found around the home.
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How Do Sparklers Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Fire up some interest in sparklers. Pupils learn how the combustion of metals with oxygen forms the basis of sparklers. The informative video in the ACS Reactions series explains how the ingredients mix together to form a combustible paste.
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Fireworks Connect-the-Dots Game

For Teachers K - 1st
In this math and art worksheet, students connect the dots by counting from 1 to 20. Students color the picture of the fireworks that are ready to be lit.
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Fact and Opinion

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this writing worksheet, students identify and describe the difference between a fact and an opinion. They place the cut-up words from the house ad in the correct column to indicate if they are fact or opinion.
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Fireworks Finale Card

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate the chemistry of fireworks. They research and experiment with the visual patterns of explosive fireworks. They then write appropriate messages such as holiday greetings, thank you notes, and poetry on personalized...
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Firework Art

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Glitter, glue, and construction paper is all your class will need to make firework art! They'll sprinkle glitter onto the lines of glue they've put on their paper, creating unique firework type art. This is a good free art time project...
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Firework Safety

For Teachers K - 6th
Staying safe around fireworks just got easier. Let your learners know what they should and should not do when they are enjoying fireworks. The fire code tells them not to handle anything other than sparklers. This might me a good topic...
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For Teachers 7th - 12th
Fireworks are the focus of this presentation. The history of fireworks, types of fireworks, uses of fireworks, and safety guidelines for fireworks are all included in this interesting PowerPoint. This would be useful for older students...
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Fireworks Coloring Page

For Students K - 1st
In this Independence Day worksheet, students color a picture of a flag with fireworks. The words on the page are "Happy 4th of July!"
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Alkali Metals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the unique properties of alkali metals. In this chemistry activity, students create a mural of fireworks display after researching its different element components. They write a brief description about an alkali metal...
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The Periodic Table of the Elements

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars research the elements used to create fireworks. In this periodic table lesson, students discuss common metals, their characteristics, and their places on the periodic table. They work in small groups to research the...
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Igniting Chemistry in Fireworks

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners watch video clips, use interactive sites, and read a document about the chemistry behind fireworks. In this pyrotechnics activity, students watch two video clips about firework displays and use an interactive activity to...
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Mineral Mania

For Students 7th - 9th
In this mineral activity, students use an on line source to answer questions about minerals, about resources and their uses, about fireworks and about birthstones.
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The Big Bus Module: Music and Fireworks

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students explore and study how to develop musical ideas. They compose and modify their own pieces from a selection of instruments and phrases along with visual effects of a range of fireworks which leads them to creating their own...
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Canada Day Fireworks

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students identify that the origins of Canada Day come from Dominion Day, which celebrated the British House of Commons decision allowing the Canadian provinces to unite and form a confederation. Then they identify the varied ways that...
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All Fired Up

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students brainstorm images and themes associated with the American Fourth of July holiday. They create illustrated posters to explain the processes or history behind these themes.
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4th of July Art Project

For Teachers K - 5th
Students make their own artistic version of a 4th of July fireworks display using straws and paint. There are instructions for a variety of grade levels when attempting this instructional activity.