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  1. Journey to the Center ofBubble Gum By Lauren Goodall

  2. Emma Buton Shelley Long We love bubble gum!!!

  3. Who Invented Bubble Gum??? • Walter E. Dimer He was twenty-three at the time

  4. How Much Money He Made He made over a million and a half dollars worth of bubble gum the first year!! (in 1928)

  5. Where He Invented It He invented it in: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  6. Contests • Didn’t get a reward • Contests for kids

  7. gum base sugar or another sweetener corn syrup softener flavorings

  8. In 1998, Gary Duschi got a record for having the longest gum wrapper chain! It weighed 362 pounds and 26,503 feet long. 9 years ago in Singapore, chewing bubble gum and/or gum was banned because people would throw their gum in the streets and would collect things like dust and dirt and stay there! Isn’t that disgusting!!! World famous hotel in Singapore

  9. Did you know that? • Worked for a gum company • Made by mistake • Taught store clerk to blow bubbles • Playing around with gum & found bubbles in it

  10. Quiz Time • Who invented bubble gum? • Walter E. Dimer • True or False? Was bubble gum was invented on purpose? • False • Why was bubble gum banned in Singapore? • People threw it on the ground & it attracted dust & dirt • Where was bubble gum invented? • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania • How much money did he make the first year? • Over 1.5 million • How did he make bubble gum? • Playing around with regular gum and found bubbles in it • What are three ingredients in bubble gum? • gum base • sugar or another sweetener • corn syrup • softener • flavorings • How much does the gum wrapper chain weigh? How long is it? • 362 lbs 26, 503 ft. Bubble Gum

  11. Conclusion • Thank you for watching my presentation • Please pass the pictures around • These are pictures of bubble gum sculptures

  12. Bubble Gum The End