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Maple Syrup Crystals (Jody McIntyre)
Maple syrup crystals are sugar crystals grown from maple syrup. They have a more complex flavor than pure sugar crystals and may have a slight amber color. You can eat them as they are, use them as edible decorations, or use them to sweeten drinks. They are easy to grow. […]

Maple Syrup Crystals Recipe



Saline solution is made by dissolving sodium chloride into water.
Saline solution is a solution of salt (sodium chloride) in water. While it’s commercially available, saline solution is easy to make yourself, using nothing more complicated than salt and water. Use the Right Salt and Water If you’re making saline solution to soak sore muscles or as a mouth rinse, […]

How to Make Saline Solution


An experiment includes many scientific method vocabulary terms. (chuttersnap)
The scientific method involves a hypothesis, variables, controls, experiments, and other concepts and terms that may be confusing. This is a glossary of key scientific method vocabulary terms and their definitions. Glossary of Scientific Method Words Anomaly: An anomaly is an observation that differs from expectation or from accepted scientific […]

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The dependent variable is graphed on the y-axis. Its value depends on the independent variable. (Chris Liverani)
The dependent variable is the variable that is studied and measured in response to changes in the independent variable. In other words, it depends on the independent variable. It is also known as the responding variable or measured variable. Dependent Variable Examples For example, say you want to know whether […]

Dependent Variable Definition and Examples




Aqua Regia Solutions (Thejohnnler)
Aqua regia is a highly corrosive mixture of hydrochloric acid (HCl) and nitric acid (HNO3) in a molar ratio of 3:1 or 4:1. The name “aqua regia” translates from Latin to mean “king’s water” or “royal water,” referring to the acid’s ability to dissolve the noble metals gold, platinum, and […]

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