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  Making candy is a delicious and fun art! But it’s also a fascinating and precise science. When youre making candy, whether you know it or not, you are a chemist—transforming matter from one state to another!    


Find out how different kinds of candy are made in the Candy-o-matic!

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  Kitchen Lab
Make candy at home and learn some sweet science with these recipes and activities.
  What Is Sugar?
Get up close and personal with a sucrose molecule.
 
       
 


Almost everyone
loves to eat
sweets.

What kinds of candy are made and enjoyed in where you live?

Should I add wax to the recipe for dipping chocolate when making candies?

 

Behind the Scenes

Visit Kendon Candies, a lollipop factory in San Jose, California, and the Fudge House on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco!
 


Also: Explore the sweet science and history of chocolate, and find supplies and more information through Candy Links!

 

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