Firework Chemistry for 8-12s
Tuesday 7th November 2023: 1-1.50pm (Online STEM)
Discover the chemistry of fireworks!
+ Watch exciting demonstrations to see how fireworks work!
+ Make a (safe!) "firework" display of your own
+ Watch flame test and find their elements on the periodic table!
Your home-education journal is already written!
Your booking confirmation will include a digital download containing joining instructions and link, equipment list and a summary of the keywords, key concepts and student activities planned for this session. You can simply copy, paste and adapt it for your home-education journal and use it to help you discuss the learning with your child afterwards.
Equipment (To join an entirely optional practical)
It is a good idea to have a whiteboard or paper, pen, ruler and calculator to hand in each session.
- A tall glass or beaker half filled with water
- A separate glass ½ filled with vegetable / sunflower oil or similar
- Liquid food colouring (water soluble) (two colours or more ideally)
- Pipette or teaspoon
- Cloths in case of spills
- A tray or plate to work on may be a good idea
Links suggest sources of appropriate resources
What might younger students need help with?
Younger students might need help with pouring liquids carefully. Using food colouring without spills.
Price is for one device (screen) to join for one session.
Upon booking you will receive a digital download (available for one year) with joining instructions and link, equipment list, home-ed journal text and registration form link (for photography consent form and opportunity to let us know any relevant needs),