PBS NewsHour

Sparking love for science by studying Christmas trees burn

Clip: 12/24/2014 | 5m 19s

A group of high school students in Maryland aren’t just playing with fire -- they are gathering and studying the data as well. The NewsHour’s April Brown reports on a fire science class at the University of Maryland for local high schoolers, in which students burn Christmas trees and other objects, and use their physics and chemistry skills to measure the results.

Aired: 12/24/14

Rating: NR

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