St. Charles Herald-Guide

Candy used to simulate erosion in geological experiment

From staff and wire reports - April 4, 2014

Harry Hurst 8th grade students recently used sweet tarts to replicate rocks during a unit comparing chemical and physical weathering.

Students timed the sweet tarts breaking down while resting on their tongues to simulate chemical weathering.

(L-R) Scott Abate, Trey Gaudet, Jamie Krebs, and Laiba Iqbal simulate chemical weathering in science lab.
(L-R) Scott Abate, Trey Gaudet, Jamie Krebs, and Laiba Iqbal simulate chemical weathering in science lab.