Sparks Fly: Discovering Central Ideas

Resource ID#: 148646 Type: Tutorial

General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Internet Connection, Speakers/Headphones, Adobe Flash Player, Smart Phone/Tablet
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: fireworks, energy, chemistry, physics, explosion, central idea, main idea, key details, text features
Instructional Component Type(s): Tutorial Professional Development
Resource Collection: Original Teacher Tutorials

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This informational text is intended to support reading in the content area. The article describes the composition and workings of fireworks. Details are also given as to how the colors, lights, sounds, and propulsion are produced by fireworks' components.

Type: Text Resource