## How do you do Peep jousting?

How to Peeps joust in just five steps

1. Gather two Peeps and two toothpicks.
2. Stick a toothpick in the middle of each Peep, pointing up.
3. Place them in the microwave facing each other.
4. Turn on the microwave for 30 to 45 seconds and watch as they get bigger.
5. One will (probably) land a blow in the other one; she’s the winner!

Why do Peeps expand in a vacuum chamber?

The balloon and Peeps expand as the air pressure in the chamber is reduced by the vacuum pump. Peeps contain millions of tiny air pockets inside the gelatin/sugar mixture they are made of.

### How do you microwave peep?

This is what we did:

1. Separate a Marshmallow Peep from the pack.
2. Place on a microwave-proof fireproof plate.
3. Insert plate into microwave.
4. Set on low-medium for 20 seconds.
5. Watch the transformation.
6. Enjoy the results.

How long do you microwave a peep?

Peep Science

1. Separate a Marshmallow Peep from the pack.
2. Place on a microwave-proof fireproof plate.
3. Insert plate into microwave.
4. Set on low-medium for 20 seconds.
5. Watch the transformation.
6. Enjoy the results.

#### What happens to a marshmallow if you put it in a jar in a lab and attach it to a vacuum pump?

By putting marshmallows in a jar or bottle and using the vacuum pump, you can remove gas around the marshmallows. The gas in the bubbles keeps pushing outward as less and less gas is available around the marshmallows to push back. The gas bubbles expand and the marshmallow puffs up.

What happens if u microwave a Peep?

Turns out, if you put them in the microwave, they turn into giant versions of themselves. They expand to about four times their actual size then deflate into nothing more than the inside of a s’more. For our experiment, we took a Peep and put it in the microwave for 30 seconds.

## Can you melt a Peep?

At 175 the Peeps when poked with my finger were starting to melt. I let the grill get all the way up to 200 degrees and they were melty, but not oozing like you would expect chocolate to get. The indestructible Peeps certainly live up to their reputation.

What happens when you put a Peep in vinegar?

Nothing interesting happened when we pushed down on the peep that had been in water. It still had a pretty substantial feel to it and didn’t squish all that much. The peep that had been in vinegar continued to break down and disintegrate, as it had become very squishy and not firm at all.

### Why do peeps get bigger in a vacuum chamber?

What happens if you put a marshmallow in water?

It floats if it is less dense than water. When you drop a marshmallow in water, it floats like a balloon. A marshmallow is full of air bubbles, which puff it out. The sugar in the marshmallow gets spread out over a large area, making the marshmallow less dense than water.