Keeping in mind the intended pre-teen audience, The Fabulab set out to answer the question Alan Alda asked when he, himself, was just 11 years old: What is a flame? While we do not get into the complexities surrounding atomic structure, we do convey the message that the light from a flame is a result of electrons moving from a higher energy level to a lower energy level. As we state in the video, a flame is an elegant and totally awesome orchestration of the teeny tiny particles that make up matter!

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