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From honey to sugar – History of Honey

By |2017-06-22T13:03:48+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Food|

Beehives in Europe, about 1400 AD 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. But by around 350 AD, Indian scientists figured out how to make cane sugar into lump [...]

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. [...]