Some chewy candies contain oil. It's there for a reason — to soften the candy and keep it from drying out. Oil can also make candy more glossy or less sticky. But when food contains oil, it also contains fat.
In this experiment, kids will get to see and touch the oil. It's a great way to learn about what goes into foods — and how sometimes foods contain stuff we don't expect!
In this experiment you'll heat and cool the candy. Watch out, though. It gets hot! Don't let kids touch it until it's really cool. Follow the directions below.
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