When wood is completely dry and is not a type of artificial wood, the combustion temperature is generally 451 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the Argonne National Laboratory. However, there are many variables, such as m... More » Science Chemistry States of Matter

A well-aerated wood bonfire can reach temperatures of more than 2,012 degrees Fahrenheit and burns hottest in its final stages, when charcoal is formed. How hot a wood fire burns depends on the species of wood, its moist... More » Science Chemistry

According to the European Chemistry Thematic Network, wood reacts with oxygen when it burns. The combustion of wood produces carbon dioxide and water, which are reaction products released as gases into the atmosphere. More » Science Chemistry
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A bonfire built with wood and charcoal can burn at temperatures up to 2,012 degrees Fahrenheit. The color of the fire is an indicator of temperature; dark red flames are cooler at 1,112 degrees F than orange-yellow flame... More » Science Chemistry States of Matter

It is possible for the temperature of ice to be lower than 32 degrees Fahrenheit. At 32 F, water begins to turn to ice. However, if the environment surrounding the ice cube is colder than 32 F, the ice cube drops to that... More » Science Chemistry States of Matter

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