Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: Fireworks
Thursday, July 18, 2013 | 7:00 p.m.
Location: Exploratorium, Pier 15, Kanbar Forum
Note: A ticket to Thursday evening adult-only hours does not guarantee admission to special programs with limited seating. Tickets for limited-capacity programs will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.
Admission: Included with museum admission.
Please Note: Adults Only (18+)
In this dynamic series, Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman covers different aspects of physics, including sound, color, heat and temperature, and electrostatics. Each hour-long presentation includes hands-on activities and demonstrations.
Who invented fireworks? How do the bursting shells display such beautiful colors and varied patterns? Learn about the science and terminology of pyrotechnics—including what a "jerb" and a "lance" is.