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Candle Flames

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Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education

Grade Levels: 5-12
Publication Year: 1997
Product Number: EG-1997-08-110-HQ
Subjects: General Science, Physical Science

This activity serves as an introduction to the candle drop activity. The objective of this activity is to observe candle flame properties and to prepare students to observe candle flames in microgravity where conditions for examining them are more difficult. "Student reader" pages give background information about candle flames and combustion. Student worksheets may be used for the assessment.

Candle Flames [97KB PDF file]

This activity is part of the Microgravity Educator Guide.

Page Last Updated: December 31st, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild