Revealed: why grapes spark when you microwave them


Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Physical Sciences – Energy

Years: 9

Word Count: 717

When you make a grape flash, does it give a little whine? This interesting article explains why a cut grape can make sparks in a microwave using Physical Sciences content from the Year 9 curriculum. A light-hearted real-life example student can relate to.

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