Virtual Camp 2017 Science Lesson 3: Rock Candy Chemistry Science

Lesson 3: Rock Candy Chemistry

Date: July 21, 2017

Welcome to Lesson 3 of the Virtual Camp from Metro Parent and Michigan Science Center!

Hard candy is delicious. And it’s not that hard to make! All it takes is some water, even more sugar – and a dash of seriously fun chemistry. In our latest experiment, channel your Willy Wonka and whip up colorful rock candy. First, see how it’s done in the video. Next, download your free guide for the full instructions, along with treat trivia and a few bonus resources. Finally, take the quiz and see what you’ve learned.

1. Watch the experiment

2. Download your free guide

Cook up your own batch of rock candy, plus find factoids on sweets and other fun resources.

3. Take the quiz

Test your science smarts with this short quiz. 

This post was originally published in 2017 and is updated regularly.