Explore chemistry as you cook up candies and chocolates in the kitchen! Perform a number of sweet experiments and learn the scientific principles of candy and cooking. Make rock candy and learn why sugar crystallizes. By making molded chocolates, you’ll learn about specific heat and the phases of matter. Use a thermometer and learn about heat and temperature while boiling sugar. Investigate the chemistry of gummy bears. Learn about the mysterious phenomenon of triboluminescence with wintergreen candies that can spark when you bite them in the dark. You’ll quickly get the hang of measurements and conversions, volumes, and weights when the results of your experiments are so tasty.
Make gummy candies, chocolate shapes, and hard sugar candy using the special tools included: plastic and metal molds, candy thermometer, spatula, dipping fork, and more. Finish them with foils, paper cups, sticks, and wrappers. Does not contain hazardous chemicals or food items; you supply the safe ingredients from your kitchen.
For ages 10 and up. Full-color, 48-page experiment manual. 25 experiments. Food ingredients not included.