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New York Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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How Stuff Works: Popcorn

From Discovery Channel's How Stuff Works, watch how our favorite movie snack explodes from kernel to white fluffy treat. The shell of a corn kernel can withstand an internal temperature of 450 degrees. After that threshold, the kernel explodes. Find out what it takes to create the perfect popping kernel in this three-minute video.


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