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Corn Starch Fireball Experiment

Corn Starch Fireball Experiment

This is a simple demonstration of how fine dust particles suspended in the air can rapidly burn due to high exposure to oxygen. The same corn flour is only able to burn slowly when in a pile because there is not enough air between the particles for an explosive combustion.

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Great stuff to try with my grandkids (and my son). The kids love that granny likes to try neat stuff like this. Nice to have the material so available for me.

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