WONDER #1136: What’s the Science of Glass Blowing?

Question 1 of 3

The lead glassblower is called the what?

  1. blower
  2. gaffer
  3. glasser
  4. artisan

Question 2 of 3

Glass is what type of material?

  1. amorphous solid
  2. glasseous liquid
  3. morphous solid
  4. crystalline liquid

Question 3 of 3

Water boils at 212º F. How many times hotter than the boiling point of water does the initial furnace get to melt glass for blowing?

  1. about 10 times
  2. about 2 times
  3. about 5 times
  4. about 100 times

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