Fireworks Assignment 1. Background info: What were your favorite types of fireworks? What was so special about them? How do you think fireworks are made? Where do the colors come from? What keeps fireworks from exploding too close to the ground? 2. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLdqnM06kRgvideo and answer the following: How are different elements used to make firework displays more enjoyable for spectators? What element is used to make your favorite color firework? Are some colors made by more than one element? What advances have been made over the years in creating color in fireworks, and what advances can you imagine for the future? 3. Use youtube to find the answers to the following questions. What factors control the shape of a firework display? How is a firework launched, and what other applications of this technology can you think of? What components of a firework are designed for safety, for example, when launching near a crowd of people? What advances have been made over the years in the structure and launching of fireworks, and what advances can you imagine for the future? Give examples.