# 40.1: Materials


• Paraffin Wax Candle
• Ice Cubes
• 2 Aluminum Pie Tins
• Heat Source (Bunsen burner is preferred)
• Metal Tongs
• Heat Gloves
• Matches
• Aluminum Foil
• Granulated Sugar
• Plastic Spoon

Note

Thermal decomposition of sugar should be performed in a chemistry hood if possible to avoid setting off a fire alarm.

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