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The Real-World Science Supplement
to Scholastic News.
a large sugar molecule
Marshmallows contain starch molecules.
a protein obtained by boiling animal tissues
Gelatin molds jiggle when you shake them because they are flexible.
a chemical that causes a chemical reaction to occur
Food scientists sometimes add an enzyme to solid candy so that it turns into a liquid.
a combination of different ingredients
Cookie dough is a mixture of ingredients, like flour, sugar, and eggs.
changes from a liquid into a gas
Water in a pot evaporates when it’s heated.
the amount of an ingredient in relation to that of others in a mixture
A high concentration of sugar in lollipops makes them a hard candy.