What chemicals to use to achieve certain colours in fireworks | Rocket Science

In this classroom experiment students explore how different chemicals react when burned and learn how this is used to create different coloured fireworks.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 1'39''
  • Broadcast year: 2009
Curriculum Connection
  • Chemistry

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Rocket Science
  • Episode: 1