KSAT Kids Home Science: Peep Palooza

It’s the candy everyone loves or loves to hate in an Easter-themed experiment

SAN ANTONIO – Hello parents, teachers and students!

Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it?

Well, check out this cool demonstration that shows Peeps marshmallow candy reacting to different liquids and a heat source in an Easter-themed experiment mashup! And don’t worry...there will still be some left to eat. 😉

The demonstration is courtesy of littlebinsforlittlehands.com.

Be sure to check out GMSA@9 on Wednesdays when Meteorologist Kaiti Blake does the demonstration and explains the science behind it. To view the video, click on the player above.

Parents and guardians: upload a video of your child performing the science experiment by clicking here. Send it in and you might see it on GMSA @ 9 a.m.!

Peep Palooza

Here’s what you’ll need:

For the Launcher:

  • Peeps candy
  • Containers with lids, like mason jars
  • Water
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Club Soda
  • Vinegar
  • Microwave-safe dish

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About the Authors

Kaiti Blake is a child weather-geek-turned-meteorologist. 

Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.

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