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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popcorn

Popcorn is a variety of corn kernel, which forcefully expands and puffs up when heated. .... A very different method of popcorn-making can still be seen on the streets of ... Popcorn will pop when freshly harvested, but not well: its high moisture ...

www.popcorn.org/facts-fun/what-makes-popcorn-pop

What Makes Popcorn Pop? Half the fun of popcorn is watching it turn from a hard, little yellow seed into a white fluffy treat. Few foods take such a dramatic turn ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-makes-popcorn-pop

And why doesn't all corn pop when heated? The answer is a matter of simple science. Popcorn is a special kind of corn. Of all the types of corn, popcorn is the  ...

www.thoughtco.com/how-does-popcorn-pop-607429

Aug 7, 2017 ... Here's a look at what makes popcorn different from other seeds and ... If popcorn is heated too slowly, it won't pop because steam leaks out of ...

www.thespruce.com/why-does-popcorn-pop-1328691

Mar 18, 2017 ... We may not have always known what makes popcorn pop, but humans have been enjoying popcorn for thousands of years. Ancients attributed ...

www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-popcorn-science-20150210-story.html

Feb 11, 2015 ... Here's why popcorn explodes, jumps and makes the popping sound. ... Uncovering the physics of popcorn -- what makes it pop, what makes it ...

www.homesciencetools.com/a/popcorn-science-project

Find out why popcorn pops with this fun science project! ... Now that you know what makes popcorn pop, do some experiments to see if altering the kernels will  ...

www.asabe.org/media/115824/popcorn.pdf

The amount of moisture in popcorn determines how well it pops. Make a guess: Will it pop better if it's pretty moist? Pretty dry? Or somewhere in between?

www.theguardian.com/science/2015/feb/11/scientists-now-know-why-popcorns-pop

Feb 10, 2015 ... ... contained in the shell rapidly escapes as steam under heat, making the corn ' pop' ... Boy (3-4) watching corn become popcorn under light.