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firewatch

When the gas supply for a burner is bubbled through a solution of boric acid in ethyl alcohol, a green color is imparted to the flame. This makes a spectacular demonstration on St. Patrick’s Day or any day of the year!

Concepts

  • Flame
  • Emission Spectra
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