These easy science experiments using candy are perfect for the day after Halloween trick or treating, or as part of a Willy Wonka themed party. Try one!
8 easy science experiments using candy
These science experiments all use candy, sweets or chocolate to invite children to learn science principles.
Using simple materials, in your classroom or kitchen, children can:
:: learn the scientific experiment
:: set up a simple experiment
:: observe and record results
:: develop and test hypotheses
:: ask questions and develop experiments to try to find answers
:: learn about acids and bases
:: learn about diffusion and osmosis
:: learn about colour mixing
:: learn about dissolving
:: learn about solids, liquids, and gasses
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