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Were Fireworks Invented By Mistake? (Fireworks Podcast)

Were fireworks invented by mistake? What were fireworks used for in ancient China? When were fireworks introduced to America? When were colored fireworks invented? We’re covering all of this and MORE in our July 4th Fireworks Parent Busters podcast episode! Join us for interesting firework fun facts and the history and evolution of fire works!

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Were Fireworks Invented By Mistake? (And Other Fireworks Fun Facts)

On this fun podcast, we’re coming in with a bang and talking about fireworks who invented them and fun fireworks facts for kids and adults!

What is the history of fireworks?

We have a flare for fun talking about fire works facts like:

  • How many fireworks does Disney use?
  • What fireworks sound like gunshots (and why!)
  • Firework science: How fireworks get their colors  /  how fireworks work chemistry
  • How fireworks are made / Were fireworks invented in China?
  • How did fireworks spread to the rest of the world?  / When were fireworks introduced to America? /  When were fireworks first used in England?
  • When fireworks explode what is happening to the fireworks / how fireworks explode
  • Were fireworks used as weapons?
  • Do we shoot fireworks to simulate war?
  • Were fireworks an accident?
  • How fireworks affect the environment / why fireworks are bad
  • How many fireworks are used each year
  • Are fireworks illegal in some states?

& Many more fun facts about when fireworks were invented, the history of fireworks and who made fireworks, and (as usual) more firework puns than you ever knew you needed (plus, funny jokes about fireworks for kids!).

Get your checklist because we’re filling it all about with what are some fun facts about fireworks – from good things to bad things about fireworks!

This Parent Busters podcast episode really sizzles and will be a bright spot in your day, so don’t miss out!

Where To Listen To Fireworks Podcast Episode

In this week’s interesting podcast episode, we’re coming in with a bang and a ton of fun fireworks facts for kids and adults!

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Fireworks Lesson Plans and Activities

Want fireworks ideas for kids’ crafts, firework lessons, July 4th learning activities and more? Check these out!

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Highlights and Fact Corrections From the Fireworks Podcast Episode

* Correct pronunciation of the the Chinese “fire drug” huo yao (Huǒyào or 火药 ) — literal translation is “gunpowder” [Listen to the pronunciation]

Fireworks Podcast Episode References, Sources, and Resources

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Jacqueline Wilson, the mom half of the Parent Busters Podcast, is also the founder of Homeschool Super Freak (named a top 15 BEST Homeschool Site), a professional educational consultant and writer, former award-winning college professor, educator of 18+ years, homeschooling mom of over 9 years, and #1 Bestselling Education Author. She's been featured in local and national news and media outlets. She loves rescue pets.