Rock Candy

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Table of Contents

* Abstract……………………………………………………………………………………3 * Introduction………………………………………………………………………………..4 * Materials/ Scientific Procedure……………………………………………………………5

* Data……………………………………………………………………………………...6-7

* Results……………………………………………………………………………………..8 * Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………...9 * Acknowledgements and References……………………………………………………..10

Abstract
My hypothesis is that if I add different amounts of sugar to the same amount of boiling water and allow it to be cooled, than the one with the additional cup of sugar will be the one that grows more crystals. I determined that my hypothesis was correct. The glass I chose to add the pure cane sugar did grow much more crystals at a
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V. Once all sugar is dissolved, remove pan from heat and set aside for 20 minutes. VI. Pour sugar onto a plate and roll wooden skewer onto the sugar to help with the forming of the crystallization process. VII. Pour cooled off water and sugar solution into glasses. VIII. Attach skewer to clothespin and hang from the top of glass make sure the skewer is not touching the glass and is one inch from the bottom. IX. Observe and record results daily.

The Data
1/8/12:
Observation 1: The water and sugar solution are cooling and in the glass. No crystals are being formed on the wooden skewer at this time.
Observation 2: The water and sugar solution are cooling in the glass, no crystals are being formed at this time. The solution is thicker than observation 1.
1/9/12:
Observation 1: There are crystals being formed around the glass but none on the skewer.
Observation 2: There a bunch of crystals being formed on both glass and skewer.
1/10/12:
Observation 1: Crystals are being formed on the skewer and glass.
Observation 2: There are a bunch of crystals being formed and getting bigger.
1/11/12:
Observation 1: There are a few crystals around the glass and a couple on the skewer.
Observation 2: The crystals are growing on both the glass and the skewer at a more rapid pace than observation 1.
1/12/12:
Observation 1: An additional 1-2 cm in length of crystals has been

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