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Cooking with Sugar | Exploratorium

In this interactive activity adapted from the Exploratorium, learn how different ingredients and the application of heat influence how different types of candy are made. This activity presents a scientific definition of sugar, including an illustration of a sugar molecule; explains how candy makers prevent crystallization from ruining their creations; and addresses the question: Is sugar bad for your teeth?

This media asset was adapted from the Exploratorium’s  Candy-o-Matic.

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