TV"Candy Experiments" on Evening Magazine, KING5, March 8, 2013
"Candy Experiments" on Good Things Utah, ABC4, Feb 11, 2013
"Fun experiments with leftover Halloween candy" on New Day Northwest, KING 5, Nov 1, 2012
"Kirkland Mom Turns Candy Into Science" on KOMO News, Oct 31, 2011.
"Candy Experiments" on cable show Northwest Families, Oct 2011
Interviewed for Brazilian TV show about the USA Science and Engineering Festival 2009
ArticlesLearn Science with Leftover Halloween Candy, Epoch Times, Oct 31, 2012
Every Halloween, rather than just dumping the leftovers from hard-earned candy bags, author and freelance writer Loralee Leavitt suggests a fun way to use up these sugary treats with simple science tricks...
"What to Do with Leftover Halloween Candy," LakeInTheHillsPatch, Oct 2011
"Older kids will have a blast running experiments with their candy. Check out CandyExperiments.com for some cool science experiments..."
Candy Experiments, Mothering (online version) Sept-Oct 2010
"A creative mother finds an educational use for Halloween loot. And her kids are eating it up!"
Candy Secrets, Highlights Oct 2010 (Reprinted courtesy of Highlights for Children, Inc.)
"Have you ever wondered just what is in the treats you collect at Halloween time? With three simple science experiments, you can discover some of the ingredients yourself..."
Halloween Candy Science, Miami Family Magazine Oct 2010
Really Scary! How to Handle All that Halloween Candy, ParentMap Oct 2010
"Candy experiments turn candy into science mater ials. En cour age children to stretch candy, stick it to gether, drop it, break it or cut it with butter knives..."
Play With Your Food, Parents Nov 2010
"If you've still got Halloween candy, Loralee Leavitt's website, candyexperiments.com, is filled with ideas about how to use it to learn about science. She shares the instructions for making a Skittles rainbow..."
Family Traditions: Halloween-Candy Science, Family Fun Magazine Oct 2009
"After Halloween, we don't eat most of our candy; we conduct cool experiments with it. Our projects get us all stirring, melting, and mixing, and pouring, and the kids look forward to each round of tests..."
Candy Experiments Does Tricks with Treats, Red Tricycle Seattle Oct 2009
"What’s a mom to do with that bucket-load of Halloween candy? If you’re not inclined to let your little ones eat the whole haul (or if you’re afraid you just might scarf down a few too many Butterfingers yourself), here’s a fun & educational way to get rid of it that would make Sid The Science Kid proud...
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