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Science Experiments You Can Eat (Revised / Updated) (Paperback) (Vicki Cobb)

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"Experiments with food demonstrate various scientific principles and produce an eatable result. Includes rock candy, grape jelly, cupcakes, and popcorn. Revised and updated edition."--



Book Synopsis



Kids take the reins in the kitchen with this hands-on book of edible science experiments! With revised and updated material, a brand-new look, and hours of innovative, educational experiments, this science classic by award-winning author Vicki Cobb will be devoured by a whole new generation of readers.

Combine with such books as Awesome Science Experiments for Kids to help junior scientists continue their learning, whether at home or in a classroom.

With contemporary information that reflects changes in the world of processing and preserving foods, this cookbook demonstrates the scientific principles that underpin the chemical reactions we witness every day--just by cooking.

And once readers have tested their theories and completed their experiments, they can eat the results! From salad dressing to mayonnaise, celery to popcorn, and muffins to meringues, this book uses food to make science accessible to a range of tastes.

Also included is essential information on eating healthfully, plus additional resources for further exploration.

This nonfiction guide is an excellent choice for tweens in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.



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Science never tasted so good!

Dig into a feast of fun--where you're the scientist and the kitchen is your laboratory! Discover what it takes to make sugar crystallize into rock candy, what moisture has to do with popping popcorn, and how proteins are essential in making cakes and muffins rise. And after you've tested your theories and made some amazing discoveries, you can actually eat your results!

Vicki Cobb's Science Experiments You Can Eat has stood the test of time, filling the minds--and stomachs--of kids for more than forty years. Now with revised and updated material that includes clever new procedures, many new experiments, and vital information on nutrition, a whole new generation of readers can devour this cornucopia of food for thought.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.2 Inches (H) x 7.9 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.5 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 248
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Activity Books, Science + Nature / Experiments + Projects, Curiosities + Wonders, Cooking + Food
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Vicki Cobb
Language: English
Street Date: July 5, 2016
TCIN: 51135124
UPC: 9780062377296
Item Number (DPCI): 059-13-1272
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship dimensions: 8 inches length x 0.8 inches width x 9.4 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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