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Find out some of the science behind that tasty cinema snack! Why is it that you always find tiny popcorn at the bottom of your bowl?

Read more about this kitchen science experiment.

Listen to the Experiment Part 1 Part 2
...or download as MP3 [1] [2]
« Last Edit: 13/07/2010 14:44:28 by _system »


 

Christina

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« Reply #1 on: 24/09/2009 03:15:01 »
This information is fantastic! I am a first year teaching student and planning to teach a lesson on this and it is all the right info i need that i couldnt find (diagram on the inside of the kernel) thank you so much!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 12/10/2009 15:06:30 »
This information is really helpful, i would never have guessed how it was formed. Now our teacher will let us have popcorn in class! YUM
 

Phil Chatterton

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« Reply #3 on: 15/11/2009 12:07:54 »
Brilliant info!  Just what I need for a Yr6 class on reversible and irreversible changes.  Tasty too - yummmm!!
 

Justin

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« Reply #4 on: 03/02/2010 15:10:37 »
Wow, this is just awesome. Great videos too!
 

Sydney

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« Reply #5 on: 05/02/2010 21:00:22 »
Cool! I think that I'm gonna do this for my science fair topic!
 

Taylor N.

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« Reply #6 on: 07/03/2010 15:00:58 »
This is great I am doing this 4 my science fair project=)=)=) But I am having a hard time figuring out an hypothesis
 

Jazper Boyd, age 12, 2010 march 10

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« Reply #7 on: 11/03/2010 18:45:54 »
this content is awesome and the videos are funny but very educational
 

Judy

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« Reply #8 on: 04/05/2010 22:20:31 »
Ok so i am doing this experiment in how popcorn works and you helped me with the parts i didn't know so thank you!!!(emphasize the HELPED,i didn't copy)
 

Judy

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« Reply #9 on: 04/05/2010 22:24:20 »
Oh P.S  i love the diagrams they were the best about this article
 

Christy

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« Reply #10 on: 20/11/2010 00:09:31 »
This is helpful! if anyone needs ideas for a topic i am doing how the temp. the bags are stored at affect how muc hit pops. like i am going to put one in the fride one in the freezer and one at room temp. for a variable then i will count the unpoped kernals
 

Christy

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« Reply #11 on: 20/11/2010 00:09:35 »
This is helpful! if anyone needs ideas for a topic i am doing how the temp. the bags are stored at affect how muc hit pops. like i am going to put one in the fride one in the freezer and one at room temp. for a variable then i will count the unpoped kernals
 

Christy

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« Reply #12 on: 20/11/2010 00:09:36 »
This is helpful! if anyone needs ideas for a topic i am doing how the temp. the bags are stored at affect how muc hit pops. like i am going to put one in the fride one in the freezer and one at room temp. for a variable then i will count the unpoped kernals
 

Christy

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« Reply #13 on: 20/11/2010 00:09:36 »
This is helpful! if anyone needs ideas for a topic i am doing how the temp. the bags are stored at affect how muc hit pops. like i am going to put one in the fride one in the freezer and one at room temp. for a variable then i will count the unpoped kernals
 

Christy

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« Reply #14 on: 20/11/2010 00:09:37 »
This is helpful! if anyone needs ideas for a topic i am doing how the temp. the bags are stored at affect how muc hit pops. like i am going to put one in the fride one in the freezer and one at room temp. for a variable then i will count the unpoped kernals
 

Christy

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« Reply #15 on: 20/11/2010 00:09:37 »
This is helpful! if anyone needs ideas for a topic i am doing how the temp. the bags are stored at affect how muc hit pops. like i am going to put one in the fride one in the freezer and one at room temp. for a variable then i will count the unpoped kernals
 

Christy

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« Reply #16 on: 20/11/2010 00:09:38 »
This is helpful! if anyone needs ideas for a topic i am doing how the temp. the bags are stored at affect how muc hit pops. like i am going to put one in the fride one in the freezer and one at room temp. for a variable then i will count the unpoped kernals
 

Christy

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« Reply #17 on: 20/11/2010 00:09:38 »
This is helpful! if anyone needs ideas for a topic i am doing how the temp. the bags are stored at affect how muc hit pops. like i am going to put one in the fride one in the freezer and one at room temp. for a variable then i will count the unpoped kernals
 

Stephen Odara

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« Reply #18 on: 02/02/2011 08:15:30 »
Great infromation. What is the importance of the oil? My idea is it aids the transfer of heat to the corn. Any ideas some one may have
 

Kelly

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« Reply #19 on: 03/02/2011 21:54:56 »
cool stuff never knew all that
 

Abir

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« Reply #20 on: 07/02/2011 22:16:44 »
Great work!!! life is amazing with its simple things!
 

anounx

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« Reply #21 on: 28/07/2011 13:01:34 »
cool!
 

Rabbits

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« Reply #22 on: 28/07/2011 13:03:11 »
Like the slow motion video :D
 

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« Reply #23 on: 19/10/2012 03:12:21 »
ポップコーンは驚くべきことです。あなたの生活の中でそれを受け入れる.....、あなたは遠くに行くものとします。
 

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