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Potato Candle Demo

In this demonstration, a peeled potato is cut into the form of a candle and an almond slice is used as the candle’s “wick.” The teacher lights the almond slice on fire and it burns. 67 more words

Gr 9-10 Science


I hear the sound of a crackling fire.
There are people gathered here,
Smiling and laughing.

I can smell the burning wood,
filling my lungs, 49 more words

Sandwich Bag Fire Starter

Grant Thompson – the King of Random – teaches me how to start a fire with a Sandwich bag. And we tried to melt glass in my backyard 92 more words

Gr 9-10 Science

★★★★ Bitingly Funny in Bradford

Simon Ward reviews Combustion at the Arcola Theatre

If presented with the premise of a four-hander play set in a Bradford garage, one might demur.  Adding in an English Defence League thug would scarcely make it seem more palatable.   448 more words



Since the space originated,
elements, colliding, merging,
ignited and incinerated,
from one to other form converging, 98 more words


Teacher Demo/Student Activity: Powder Disaster


Flour is an ingredient that is found in most kitchens and used regularly for baking and cooking.  Consequently, it is considered safe, and people do not regard the potential hazards.  159 more words

Gr 9-10 Science

Fire Safety Research Part 2: Optical Fire Detection

Haven’t been writing a lot about the actual work I’m doing at the moment, let’s fix this…

Working in a fire safety engineering project, I recently had the opportunity to take part in the writing of other people’s research proposals, by finding references about the technology of detecting unintentional fires from video material or infrared/visible/UV spectral measurements. 640 more words