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4th of July

Video: July 4th is opportunity to celebrate America’s birthday, impress friends at picnic

By Faye Oney / July 4, 2018

Happy 4th of July to our American readers! Unsure of what to bring to today’s family gathering? In today’s video, we bring you a quick and easy “recipe” of sorts for your contribution to the family picnic.

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In the name of liberty, America’s favorite lady dons some serious materials science

By April Gocha / July 4, 2017

One of America’s most iconic representations of its freedom towers some 305 feet above Liberty Island in New York City, N.Y.—the Statue of Liberty. Watch this video to learn more about the unique chemistry of her materials.

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Video: The explosive science behind fireworks will blow you away

By April Gocha / July 4, 2014

Just in time for America’s Independence Day celebration, the American Chemical Society’s Reaction video series turns to pyrotechnic expert John A. Conkling to explain the science behind fireworks.

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