The Chemistry of Chocolate

Subjects: Math, Science & Health
Grade Level: 9-12
Source: NBC Learn

The Chemistry of Chocolate

This series of videos uses chocolate-making to illustrate and explain heat reactions, melting point, and crystallization. It also includes news stories from the NBC News Archives on the history of chocolate, and its health benefits; Scientific American articles, graphs and maps on worldwide production of cocoa beans and consumption of cocoa, largely in the form of chocolate.

The Chemistry of Chocolate

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