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Cotton Candy

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To make cotton candy, sugar and food coloring are heated up until they melt together. Then they leak out of tiny holes in a machine and turn into thin, solid strings as soon as they hit the air. Did you know that cotton candy was originally called "fairy floss?" It sure beats regular old dental floss!

  1. 1. What was the original name for cotton candy?
    1. a. Fussy floss
    2. b. Candy string
    3. c. Fairy floss
  2. 2. What does the sugar leak out of on the machine?
    1. a. Tiny holes
    2. b. A vat
    3. c. Funnels
  3. 3. What is heated to make cotton candy?
    1. a. Sugar and butter
    2. b. Bread and coloring
    3. c. Sugar and food coloring