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Inspire kids to get excited about science with edible experiments for ages 5-10
Hands-on experiments encourage kids to get involved in science, and with results they can eat, they’ll find learning irresistible! Awesome Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids is full of food-related experiments that kids can literally sink their teeth into. Each chapter puts a new STEAM subject on the table, giving young learners a taste of science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
An age-appropriate introduction to the scientific method empowers kids to form hypotheses and test their theories. The experiments are rated for difficulty and potential mess, so adults know how much supervision is required. Easy-to-follow instructions ensure educational―and edible!―results.
- Solar-Powered S’mores―Learn about energy from the sun and build a solar oven out of a cardboard box. Then it’s time to cook and enjoy s’mores in the sunshine!
- What Stops Onion Tears?―Discover why people cry when they cut onions, and design an experiment to test preventative methods. What happens when the onions are cooked?
- Edible Dyes―In this artistic project, create a homemade dye by simmering beets, and find out the secret to getting the brightest colors from plant-based dyes.
Feed kids’ science curiosity with Awesome Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids.
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Give kids a taste for science with edible experiments for ages 5-10
Learning about the scientific method is important. Learning by creating a marshmallow catapult is a recipe for engaged little scientists. That’s why Awesome Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids includes a heaping helping of food-related experiments kids can literally sink their teeth into.
An introduction to STEAM
Projects are organized into five chapters covering science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each project teaches an important scientific concept and produces a tasty snack.
Safe and edible experiments mean kids will enjoy digging in and seeing science in action. Easy-to-follow instructions and explanations will help ensure an educational, and edible, result.
A stress-free kitchen lab
Each experiment includes ratings for difficulty and potential mess so adults know how much supervision is required.
Examples of experiments:
Finding your fizz
In this experiment kids add carbonation to lemonade using baking soda and dry ice. Which will create better fizzy lemonade?
Any liquid can be turned into tiny bites of goodness. Does changing the texture of a familiar food change the taste?
Architectural engineers consider how parts of a building will bear stress. Which shape is stronger, squares or triangles?
Publisher:Rockridge Press (February 4, 2020)
Reading age:5 – 10 years
Item Weight:1.2 pounds
Dimensions:8.5 x 0.75 x 9 inches