Bike, play – Rock candy

We started off the morning with riding bikes

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Mac was leading the way…. So she decided we needed to go play at the playground… 2 miles

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Then 2 more miles home… For science 2nd try for Rock candy

First we read about crystal, how there formed, etc
This is our second try to make rock candy and… Spoiler alert…. It worked!

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What you need…
2 cups water
6 cups sugar…
Ratio 3:1. Works best
Big pot
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Dip stick into water

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Roll wet sticks in sugar and let dry for couple hours

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Get 2 cups water – put oven on high bring to boil

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Measure 2 cups sugar

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Keep adding sugar 2 cups at time till come to boil and turns clear – or almost. – we added 1 extra cup sugar for good measure for total of 7 cups

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Add flavor – we added peppermint – let cool for 5 minutes

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Pour into clean glass jars

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Add food coloring

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Add sugar sticks and use clothes pins to hold stick slightly above the bottom.

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About Chrissie

Follow our crazy journey across America as we visit roadside oddities, historical land marks and beautiful landscapes. I have ton of ideas and review educational products that will help you get the most on your home school adventure. We are an Unschool family that believes the world is our classroom and is teaching our children to self direct their education to a better future.

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