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Candy Science - What's Inside a Piece of Candy?

By Blog Editor Susan Wells I don't always encourage my kids to play with their food, but sometimes it's necessary to see just what is inside. We went to the store. My girls don't get a lot of candy, except maybe at Halloween and Easter, so…

Discover the Hidden Energy in Gummy Worms

Everyone knows gummy worms and gummy bears have a lot of sugar and carbohydrates in them, but did you know that translates into stored energy? Release that energy and you get a big reaction and a little fire too. My science demo guinea pig…

Science of Food - Molecular Gastronomy

Molecular gastronomy sounds more like a condition than something cool to eat. It's a cool kind of science that is sweeping trendy restaurants across the country. Ingredients undergo change while cooking. Molecular gastronomy studies the physical…