Fun With Fire: Flammable Liquids

Part 2 of 2. In the second part of this fifth grade science lesson, our class looks at two flammable liquids – isopropyl alcohol and acetone. When set on fire, it is not the liquid form of these chemicals that burns, but rather the vapor as the liquid evaporates. We see how this rate of evaporation affects the combustion of a flammable liquid.

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