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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Shuttle Tile

PIRA 4B50.26

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A space shuttle tile (Russian) can be heated to glowing with a Butane torch all while being held.

Recipe and
Location:

Shuttle Tile
Butane Torch
Striker

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

None

Real Video:

None

Notes:

Be careful to point the flame away from your fingers and to not curl you fingers around the sides of the tile!

 

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