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Q & A: Colored Campfires

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
I am doing a science fair project on camp fuel starters and I had one product out of five have a blue flame. I this Good or Bad?
- Britt
A:
Britt -

It's not good or bad, really. Different chemicals burn with different colored flames. Since different camp fuel starters consist of different chemicals, it would make sense for some of them to burn in different colors than others.

-Tamara

(published on 10/22/2007)

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