Compound Interest's original post about lipstick can be found here. Compound Interest's original post about chocolate can be found here. Compound Interest's original post about the structure of chocolate can be found here. For more on the chemistry of makeup, check out this article from HowStuffWorks and this one from Beauty By the Geeks.
Check out Food Network's show Unwrapped to see how some chocolate candies are made.Do you know your chocolate candy bars? Try this online quiz on chocolate bar cross sections. MsJ got 7 correct... but there are some less common chocolate bars included. MsJ and Mrs. Woodward both love anything dark chocolate peppermint!
If you were absent for the Physical versus Chemical lab, you can make up the majority of it by following the link below and watching YouTube videos of the experiments. You can also just check them out because they are cool.
Open a link in a new tab. In the blue box, look for "Play Games" and "Scatter." You will then need to drag the names to the correct formula. If it disappears, you matched it correctly. Play each set a couple of times until you get really good. You can also use these as flashcards and make up and take tests.
Click on the rice above to test your knowledge of the Periodic Table while earning rice for the United Nations World Food Program. You can also test your knowledge of vocabulary as an excellent SAT prep.