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Step 1: Materials
For this project you will need a gum wrapper, scissors, scorch (or clear) tape, and a battery.
Step 2: Cut a Strip
Cut a straight strip of the gum wrapper about as thick as a centimeter.
Step 3: Fold the Strip
Take the strip of the gum wrapper and fold it as close to the middle as you can.
Step 4: The Cut
At the middle part of the strip (that is now the top) cut a small corner off to make a point. But be careful not to cut all the way though or it won't work.
Step 5: Go Outside
If you are inside, then you should go outside. Don't want to burn your house down.
Step 6: Taping
Take the tape and get 2 small rectangles.
Step 7: Applying the Tate
Put the sticky side of the tape on the ends of the nonmetal white side of the gum wrapper.
Step 8: Putting It All Together
Tape the ends of the wrapper down to the positive and negative sides (basically the ends) of the battery.
Step 9: Final Step to Greatness
Squeeze the + and - sides of the battery to push the wrapper down to make a short circuit. The flame starts from the middle and spreads to the ends of the battery. Be safe and have fun.
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