Candy Corn STEM


• 4 cups
• baking soda
• vinegar
• salt
• candy corn
• recording sheets
• pencil


1. Have each student guess what will happen when the candy corn is put in each solution. Have them document their thoughts on the worksheet below.
2. Fill a cup with water and add 1/2 tablespoon of salt
3. Fill a second cup with water and add a tablespoon of baking soda.
4. Fill a third cup with water and add a couple tablespoons of vinegar.
5. Fill a forth cup with only water.
6. Add a piece of candy corn to each cup.
7. Observe and record the results.


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Grade Range: PreK-8th grade


Time: 25 Minutes


Synopsis: Students will explore what happens to candy corn when soaked in different solutions. This activity will allow each student to practice the scientific method in a fun engaging way.