Make your own gum
Using simple ingredients, make a wad of gum. The gelatin coagulates with the water to form a ball. No promises that it tastes yummy!
~ 10 mL water
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Pour gelatin into beaker and use the glass dropper to add one drop of water to center of gelatin.
Wait for water to absorb into a gel, and then add another drop, repeat till you reach ~6 drops.
Use the stirring rod to roll the gel into a ball.
Remove ball with fingers and chew it.
The Science Behind the Reaction
OK, OK, it isn't the tastiest gum you have ever eaten...The gelatin reacts with the water to make a solid-like springy structure.
On your next round, think about additional ingredients you can add to make your gum tastier. Possibly some sugar water or cinnamon.