Rock Candy Recipe – Crystallization of Sugar – The Sci Guys: Science at Home

Welcome to science at home in this experiment we are making rock candy by crystallizing sugar. This is a simple experiment that can be done at home with some water, sugar and a stove. When a supersaturated solution of sugar cools, the sugar in the solution collects together into crystals known as Rock Candy. At the end of this episode you will be able to make your very own Rock Candy, explain what happens during crystallization and explain what a supersaturated solution is.

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Equipment and Ingredients:
Measuring Cups and Spoons
Food Colouring (Optional)
Liquid flavoring extract (optional)
Stove Top
Lab Coat or Apron

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