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Science Of Fun Stuff: The Sugary Secrets Behind Candy

Science Of Fun Stuff: The Sugary Secrets Behind Candy

ISBN: 9781481456265 9781481456272

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Learn the sugar, spice, and science behind your favorite candies in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!

Did you know there is a lot of science behind making candy? How about that "Red Hots" candies get their heat from a chemical called capsaicin — the same molecule that gives peppers their kick? And when you crunch on Wintergreen Lifesavers, they spark because you're making light with friction similar to the electricity in lightning: You might say you're making a miniature lightning storm in your mouth! Learn about these cool chemical reactions and much more as you become a Science of Fun Stuff Expert on candy!

Amaze your friends with all you've learned in this engaging, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core-vetted extras on subjects like social studies and math, and there's even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they've learned! Learning science has never been so much fun!

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