Why does wood catch fire, but metal doesn’t?

Imagine you are sitting in front of a campfire. A smell of smoke hung in the air as a pot of soup simmered over the open fire. While staring at the flickering orange tongues, you might wonder: Why do the logs burn, but the metal pot doesn’t?

The reason why some things catch fire and others does not depend on their chemical bonds and the energy it would take to change or break those bonds.

https://www.livescience.com/why-wood-burns-not-metal Why does wood catch fire, but metal doesn’t?

Russell Falcon

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