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Chemical Process of Popcorn Making
« on: April 11, 2005, 11:02:10 PM »
I have been researching this for 2 days now, to very little avail. I have a project due on Wednesday on the chemical reactions and equations involved in making popcorn. Does anyone know of any usefull sites, or other means of an explanation. Thank You.
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Re:Chemical Process of Popcorn Making
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2005, 01:29:49 AM »
You heat the kernel's oil with microwaves until they pop.
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Re:Chemical Process of Popcorn Making
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2005, 08:34:28 PM »
I am not aware of any chemical reactions that occur when you pop pop-corn.
I believe its got more to do with the fact that when you heat the kernels the water in them turns to steam and ruptures the casing.


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