How much water does a popcorn kernel contain?

Answer Popcorn is a grain that contains water. Each kernel contains about 13 1/2 to 14 percent water. The exact amount varies by kernel size. When popcorn is heated, the water inside the kernel turns to... Read More »

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How high does a popcorn kernel pop?

A single popcorn kernel is capable of popping as high as three feet. It only takes a temperature of 347 degrees Fahrenheit to pop an average kernel of popcorn, any of which has the potential to pop... Read More »

Why does a popcorn kernel pop when it is heated?

Whether it comes from the concession stand, the microwave, the stove or an air popper, popcorn is one of America's favorite foods. It's amazing that such a light and fluffy snack comes from such h... Read More »

How much water does an apple contain?

The average apple contains approximately 80 to 85 percent water and also contains vitamins A, vitamin C, pectin, potassium and fiber. Malus Sylvestris is a common European crab apple that contains ... Read More »

How much water does the earth contain?

The earth contains 332,500,000 cubic miles of water, which equals 1,386,000,000 cubic kilometers. Of the earth's water, about 97 percent is contained in the oceans, while the remaining 3 percent re... Read More »