Mega Magnifier in one hand, Little Red Camera in the other, a box of matches... and into the back yard I went.
Placing the two matches in a metal pot, I let the sun beam fall through the magnifier and NOTHING HAPPENED.
Bob was in the pool, I
Bob gets out of the pool, grabs the magnifier and says hold out your arm.
I DID, stupid me...."OW! OW!" MADSnapper screamed "that HURT" his answer was
"you have to make the sun beam tiny, the smaller it is the hotter"
See that smoke up above?
It did set both matches on fire, but silly me had the thing in the bright sun, the camera could not see the flame...
SOOOOOOOOOOO,,,,, what do you think the MADsnapper did next?
Yep! I built a little pile of matches, moved into the semi shade and VOILA the sunbeam BURST into a tiny, miniature campfire
Have you ever started a fire with a magnifying glass and sunshine?
Can you guess today what I did NEXT?
Blame this post on Ginny of Let Your Light Shine.. (pun Intended). Last week she posted Burning up the yard and her Granddaughter was starting a fire with a magnifying glass. NUFF SAID....
BUT WAIT...THERE MIGHT BE MORE