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UPDATE: Fireworks: Behind the Scenes

Date:
Thu, Jun 23, 2011

Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Type:
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Adult Programs

Professional Fireworks: Behind the Scenes 
Thursday, June 23, 7 pm

UPDATE: Chemist Jordan Fantini will talk about the chemistry of fireworks, how colors are produced (see small lab demonstration!), and how basic explosives work.

Fireworks expert Tom Poulton, scheduled to co-present with Fantini, is unfortunately unable to attend.

For adults and grades 6 & up.


ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION:
Learn how fireworks shows are created with Tom Poulton & Jordan Fantini!  

See mortars, control panels, igniters, and more with these firework experts - Poulton works on Red, White & Boom; Fantini is a chemist with special interest in pyrotechnics.

Learn about the history & chemistry of fireworks, their use in historical Columbus celebrations, and how shows are choreographed to music.

For adults and grades 6 & up.

No explosive instruction or materials will be presented.

Questions? Call Circulation at 614-486-2951.


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