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Learn chemistry as you cook up candies and chocolates in your very own kitchen!
Perform a number of sweet experiments and learn important physical science principles related to candy and cooking. Make rock candy and mold chocolates. Use a thermometer and learn about heat and temperature while boiling sugar. Gain experience with measurements and conversions, volumes, and weights. Learn the chemistry of gummy bears, the mysterious phenomenon of triboluminescence with wintergreen candies. Make all kinds of sweet treats 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, and then share your delicious experiments with your friends and family.
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