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From honey to sugar – History of Honey

By |2019-08-19T20:43:22-07:00June 22nd, 2017|Food|

History of honey: 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 honey and beehives All about beeswax Lost wax casting [...]

Carbon, candles, and cars – Chemistry project

By |2019-02-28T08:58:05-07:00June 1st, 2017|Chemistry|

Candles burn carbon A project with a candle and a spoon 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. What is [...]