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14/11/2018

What chemicals are used to make the different colours in fireworks?  Year 5 and 6 girls joined Science Club at the Senior School to find out last week.

There were plenty of practical experiments for each girl to do so she could discover the answers for herself and see how each chemical produces a different colour flame.

Under controlled conditions, girls also saw how using an oxidiser can make the chemicals  explode.

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