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The Sugary Secrets Behind Candy
by Ellie O'Ryan and Rob McClurkan


Overview - 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?  Read more...


 
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Overview
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 are making light with friction similar to the electricity in lightning: You might say you are 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

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781481456265
  • ISBN-10: 1481456261
  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight
  • Publish Date: December 2015
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-8
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2 pounds

Series: Science of Fun Stuff

Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Technology - How Things Work/Are Made
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Science & Nature - General
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Cooking & Food

 
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