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From honey to sugar – History of Honey

By |2019-01-28T07:14:26+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Food|

Beehives in Europe, about 1400 AD Honey in antiquity All through antiquity, honey kept on being very important as a sweetener, a preservative, and a medicine throughout Africa, Europe, and Asia. Wax was used for candles and to seal things. Early history of honey All about beeswax Lost wax casting Sugar invented in [...]

Carbon, candles, and cars – Chemistry project

By |2018-04-16T17:38:03+00:00June 1st, 2017|Chemistry|

Candles burn carbon You can see the relationship between carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen easily at home or at school. You'll need a candle. Most candles are either made from paraffin wax or from beeswax. It doesn't matter which you have for this experiment. Light the candle and let it burn for a minute. [...]