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If you think you've outgrown crayons, you're probably wrong. The beloved art tools aren't just good for creating colorful masterpieces -- they're also great for science. Using an oven and some old crayons, you can actually test how color affects melting times. It's a simple and creative project that also ends with a waxy, splattered piece of art!
What will melt faster, a black crayon or a yellow crayon?
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