Starburst candy. They're fruity. They're chewy. They're delicious! But, can they survive taking a bath in liquid nitrogen?
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Joanna and Steve: Just science!
Joanna: Hi! I'm Joanna!
Steve: And I'm Steve!
Joanna: A student visiting Jefferson Lab from Huntington Middle School in Newport News, Virginia, asked what happens to a starburst if you put it in liquid nitrogen. Well, we're going to find out!
Steve: At room temperature, starburst isn't really all that special. I can kind of squish it if I squeeze it hard enough and, if I drop it, nothing really bad happens to it.
Joanna: Room temperature's one thing, but what happens when it's cooled to 321 degrees below zero?
Steve: If I drop it now...
Oooh! Not good!
Joanna: Thanks for watching! I hope you'll join us again soon for another experiment!
Steve: Yeah, freeze the rainbow!
Joanna: That's Skittles!
Oh! We should try that!
Joanna: We should! I love doing experiments with candy!
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