M&M Candy Experiment

M&M candies dissolving in glass of water

Detailed Description

Candy Science - Dissolve the M off of an M&M!

M&M Candy Experiment Supplies:

  • M&Ms
  • Bowl of water

That’s it!  Put a couple M&Ms in the water with the M side up and observe what happens.

M&M's are made of colored sugar that dissolves easily in water.  The M is made out of more than just sugar so it doesn’t dissolve as quickly. Eventually you will see the M float away from the candy!

► Learn more: Water, the universal solvent


Image Dimensions: 426 x 425

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Location Taken: US