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Fruit Fireballs - Kitchen Science
« on: 22/03/2013 11:34:00 »
You may think that oranges are a boring  fruit. Discover their more exciting side in this simple experiment.

Read more about this kitchen science experiment.

Listen to the Experiment or [download as MP3]
« Last Edit: 22/03/2013 11:34:00 by _system »


 

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« Reply #1 on: 05/11/2009 10:13:50 »
this is very interesting! thanks
 

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« Reply #2 on: 30/07/2009 17:12:17 »
This is  great experiment. Personally I thought it deserved to win the BIG event demo competition.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 30/07/2009 17:28:26 »
Glad you liked it, I think I need to work on not being petrified when doing demos in front of BIG... Ho humm. I have lots of other things to do next year.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 12/08/2009 05:24:30 »
Nice resrarch.I perticularly never have thought to do this type of thing.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 26/08/2009 22:16:03 »
This is so neat! Great work!
 

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« Reply #6 on: 01/09/2009 14:49:59 »
Randy Heisch, from Georgetown in Texas, sent us these amazing pictures of his own Fruit Fireballs:




Thanks Randy!  All pictures are copyright Randy Heisch, and you can see more of his pictures here.


 

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« Reply #7 on: 23/09/2009 17:41:21 »
who knew orange was a colour fruit and could be so much fun!! :-) LoL!
 

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« Reply #8 on: 05/02/2010 10:27:16 »
I used this once in a dragon show,and made the orange and fire d dragon's breth.
 

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« Reply #9 on: 21/10/2010 07:58:23 »
The video is really cool! We plan to try it at school! AWESOME
 

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« Reply #10 on: 31/03/2011 01:29:57 »
this looks awesome
 

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« Reply #11 on: 23/07/2011 16:38:03 »
what you may not know about the Oranges skin is the fact that if you peel it and leave it to dry very hard to the point of been crisp it almost BURSTS into a mini fireball of doom.!

No am not pulling your leg, my grandad told me this odd little trick about starting log or coal fires in WW2, its a very good firestarter for subborn fires which will not light up.

Note if you try this at home be careful as it will suddenly burn up without warning once a flames touch comes into contact.

If you wish to try it you must air dry the skin until its super rock hard.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 03/06/2012 02:16:51 »
This is really interesting experiment! I would use it for my science project:)
 

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« Reply #13 on: 19/10/2012 18:18:29 »
Excellent Experiment.

Tried this today at home.

Here is the high speed (1000 fps and 480 fps) video shoot.


 

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