Small glow sticks are used for many purposes like fun and entertainment in many parties. They are also used as toys. Glow sticks are also used for safety, means they are used as safety lights at night.
They are plastic tubes which contain a variety of chemicals. Glow sticks produce light due to a reaction between two chemicals, when they are shaken or snapped, this process is called as chemiluminescence.
Kids cannot hold the torchlight, large lights, when a parade is done at night. Kids cannot handle them. At this time, kids can hold glow sticks instead of torchlight, they are safe and flexible for children. Parents can use the glow sticks as accessory to the costumes of the kids which would be easy to find their children in the dark. They are used as glow necklace or bracelets. Then parents can find out the children, wherever they go at night. Parents need not worry about their kids because of glow sticks.
They can be used not only by kids, but also by adults, as safety lights in the dark. If any vehicle breaks down on the side of the road at night, then glow sticks are used as the torchlight to ensure safety and it provides attention to oncoming vehicles on the road. So vehicle accidents can be prevented by these items.
Natural rays of sun cannot reach the below the surface of deep seas or rivers, so glow sticks are used for scuba diving. The perfect amount of light is provided by these glow sticks to the divers in the deep sea or rivers. They can swim or see properly with the help of them.
So, glow sticks are used for many purposes like fun, entertainment, parties and festivals. They are also used by many people for safety.