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This online-only version of the Exploratorium's quarterly magazine takes an in-depth look at the history and science behind chocolate.

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The Sweet Science of Chocolate

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This event was produced by the Exploratorium: San Francisco's museum of art, science, and human perception.

This event was moderated by Sedge Thomson , the host of West Coast Live.

Explore the origins of chocolate. Learn how to make "xocoatl," the chocolate drink of the Aztecs.

Meet chocolatier
Joseph Schmidt
and watch pastry chef Angela Arzave demonstrate her skills. Learn how to make chocolate candies!

Take a tour of the Scharffen Berger Chocolate factory. Find out how they make chocolate.

Learn about the fascinating science behind chocolate. Join scientists Harold McGee and Andrew Waterhouse.

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