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Science experiment shows what gives fireworks their colors

What does salt, a stinky sock, and an American flag have to do with science? Well to start, they’re all things Rick Crosslin, district scientist in residence for MSD Wayne Township used to show us what gives fireworks their colors.

You can find more of Rick’s science experiments on Youtube.

More about Croslin: He has received numerous awards recognizing him as a classroom teacher. He was the host and executive director of the Emmy award winning show, Indiana Expeditions, a WFYI PBS science television program where he shares his expertise and motto: Science is for Everyone! He was also host and executive producer of The Great American Total Solar Eclipse 2017.