Compact Science

Sponge Candy Chemistry

Episode 2 | 8m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Sponge candy, a delicate, yet crunchy toffee confection covered in chocolate, is perhaps the sweetest way to explore chemistry. Through the lens of candy making we explore the chemical reaction that occurs when baking soda is added to the hot sugar mixture.

Aired: 04/13/21

Rating: NR

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Compact Science is a local public television program presented by WNED PBS.

Compact Science is funded by The Joy Family Foundation.