jello - Sean Quigley Honors chemistry 1st period 12/11/11...

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Sean Quigley Honors chemistry 1 st period 12/11/11 Is Jell-O a Solid or a Liquid? Jell-O can be both solid and liquid, or neither. It depends on how you look at it. Jell-O is actually considered a colloid, specifically a colloidal suspension. To understand the state of Jell-O you must first understand how it is made. “Stir 1 cup boiling water into gelatin in medium bowl at least 2 minutes until completely set. Stir in 1 cup cold water. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.” Jell-O is made up of a protein. When you mix the Jell-O powder into the hot water, the protein actually dissolves. But it is hard for the protein to stay dissolved when the mixture cools. So when you are putting the liquid Jell-O into the fridge you are really releasing the dissolved protein and returning it into the
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Turtle during the Spring '11 term at Jacksonville College.

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