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What determines a firework’s colors?

Do you know what goes into it?

Firework show have been going on for quite some time. In this country, our firework shows during the Fourth of July celebrations can be downright legendary.  But do you know what all goes into some of your favorite shows? And more specifically, do you know where a firework’s colors actually come from?

Well, long story short, a lot of different things can determine a firework’s colors. To find out more about how that works, and to learn a little more about the history, watch the video!