Parent Busters
Parent Busters
Jun 28, 2023
Flaming Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Pioneers: Explosive History of Fireworks (Busting Back Episode)
Play • 33 min

Fireworks history is like an explosion of information for the brain! In this BUSTING BACK episode, we cover fun facts about fireworks for kids and parents like:

  • Why were fireworks invented (the surprising reason!) (and were fireworks invented by mistake?)
  • How do fireworks get their color?
  • How do you explain fireworks? (our funny attempt)
  • History of fireworks around the world
  • Do we shoot fireworks to simulate war?
  • When were fireworks first used in America?
  • When were modern fireworks invented
  • When fireworks explode what is happening to the fireworks  /  how fireworks explode (science behind fireworks)
  • Were fireworks used as weapons?
  • How fireworks affect the environment / why fireworks are bad
  • How many fireworks are used each year?
  • Are fireworks illegal in some states?
  • & MORE on this crazy combustable podcast episode for kids and parents to learn together!
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