Orange Peel Candle

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Science Investigatory Project
3rd Year

February 2014
Chapter 1
Candles have been used for thousands of years and up until the early 1900s they were the single source for artificial light. Candles also have a rich tradition in religious services in many faiths through-out history. Today, the candle is no longer the single source of light but is used abundantly in religious services as well as in birthday celebrations, holidays, and home decorations. Our candle made from orange peels is homemade candle and everyone can make it easily. If you have an emergency, and need to light something you can’t see because of the darkness, but you’re out of candle, don’t have a cow because our
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Chapter III

Definition of Terms
Candle- a cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick that is lit to produce light as it burns.
Orange peel- the rind of an orange
Olive oil- is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives. It is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel for traditional oil lamps.
Wick- looks like a chord that usually holds the flame of a candle or oil lamp.

Chapter IV
Result and Discussion
1. Is the product a success, or a fail? The researchers can say that our orange peel candle is a success because the candle lighted up even though we didn’t use a wax that helps other candles to light up. We are also successful in just using orange peels and olive oil to have our own candle making the orange peels useful and not just thrown away by people eating oranges.
2. What is the problem? The problem in our research is why using candles with wax when you can use a candle without a wax and why buying branded candles if you can make your own candle in your house by just using orange peels and olive oil, and you don’t have to spend a large amount for it because you can get those ingredients in your house. The main objective of our orange peel candle is to make people practical and wise because you may just make your own glue and don’t even need a wax to have
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