The American Chemical Society has produced a couple of timely videos for the Fourth of July holiday.

First, there is The Chemistry of Barbecue, which includes some good tips on getting the most from your BBQ experience.

The Chemistry of Barbecue from ACS Pressroom on Vimeo.

And once you've eaten your fill, you're ready for FIREWORKS!

Bytesize Science Presents: The Chemistry of Fireworks from ACS Pressroom on Vimeo.

Have a Happy Independence Day!