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It's National Chemistry Week! Here's another sweet bit of seasonal chemistry…

As children who go trick-or-treating will probably agree, the best part about Halloween is the candy. But here's something you might not have known: candy is all about chemistry! It takes a lot of science to make the color, flavor, and texture of your candy just right. Check out this cool clip from the American Chemical Society and find out how lemon drops are made. Want to know more about the chemistry of things you love and enjoy (including more candy)? Check out Bytesize Science and become the smartest ghoul on the block!

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