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Dancing Candy Hearts: Weekly Science Activity

Hands-on candy science activity for Valentine's Day.

Two photos side-by-side of Sweethearts candy on a table and Sweethearts candy dropped into a cup of seltzer water

What happens when you drop candy hearts in a glass of soda or seltzer water?

In this week's spotlight: a fun chemistry activity for Valentine's Day. If you have conversation hearts candies on hand this Valentine's Day, put a few aside for a fun family science experiment. What happens when you drop one of the candies into a glass of soda? Why? This hands-on science activity makes a great science conversation starter with kids.

See also: 3 STEM Projects for Valentine's Day.

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