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Explosions
Explosiones
Fuse
Fusible
Binder
Aglutinante
Bursting charge
Carga explosiva
Mortar
Mortero

How Fireworks Are Made

How are fireworks made? How do they get their colors? Find the answers by reading this short article.

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How Fireworks Are Made

How are fireworks made? How do they get their colors? Find the answers by reading this short article.

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Sparkling lights, intense explosions, and a little magic: fireworks have been lighting up the night sky for hundreds of years. Do you know how fireworks are made?
Fireworks date back to China in the 10th century. Legend has it that a Chinese cook accidentally mixed potassium nitrate, sulfur, and charcoal to produce a black powder that exploded when lit.

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