How? The Most Awesome Question and Answer Book About Nature, Animals, People, Places – and You!
by Catherine Ripley (Author) and Scot Ritchie (Illustrator)
Booktalk: This “faction” book has a fiction story and the factual answers to nearly 100 questions. Here’s one from the birthday party chapter. (Yes, STEM is everywhere!)
How do candles stay on fire?
The wax melts, turns into gas, and feeds the flame. There are two parts to a wax candle: the wick and the wax. The wick is a special string found in the middle of the wax. When you light a candle, the match or lighter heats up the wick to the point where it bursts into flame.
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