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About Me

About Me: Evan Sobolewski

Currently a First Year Student at Dickinson College. Interested in Politics and an avid fan of the New York Yankees. Studies have found that one can survive between 8 and 21 days without food, depending on circumstance (Silver, 2018). While dire situations, like being stranded without food, can test the will of any person, leaving …

The Science of Jam

The Chemistry of Jam Introduction and Background Info The jam recipe provided in the Time and Activity chart contains 4 very simple ingredients: Sugar, Strawberries, Water and Pectin. A lot of the chemistry comes from that of Pectin, of which I have summarized below: Pectin was first isolated by French chemist Henri Braconnot in 1825 …