Subject: Why does paper burn hotter than a gas?
Date: Wed Jul 29 10:29:27 1998
Posted by Lynn Carr
Grade level: 4-6
School: Pfeiffer Elementary School
City: San Antonio State/Province: Texas
Area of science: Physics
If a teacher chooses to launch tissue paper hot air balloons why does
combustion by paper burn hotter than a gas jet burner? Thus, the
paper combustion would launch the balloon higher than a gas burner?
I do not understand why. Temperature of combustion of a gas verses
Re: Why does paper burn hotter than a gas?
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