National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix


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Get Popping! Get Popping!

How does popcorn pop? Investigate this phenomenon by observing how heat affects the water inside a popcorn kernel. See a demonstration of this investigation by viewing the Get Popping! video. This kit contains safety glasses, test tubes, a test tube clamp, an alcohol lamp, balloons, aluminum foil, vegetable oil, and popcorn kernels. This kit complements the lesson Get Popping! Order this kit online from


Lynn Wallin

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National Center for Agricultural Literacy

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