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High schoolers find moles and molecules used when a candle burns. In this moles and molecules lesson plan, students calculate the initial mass of a candle and the mass of a candle after it burns for 3 minutes. They calculate the mass lost when the candle was burning and determine the number of moles and molecules of hydrocarbons used in the chemical reaction.