Food: Food Science
These sites provide activities and experiments to help students connect real world applications of chemistry, biology, and physics to food. Learn about food components, food processing, chemical reaction, and more. Includes activity guides, experiments, quizzes, and presentations. There are links to eThemes Resources on Food Safety and Diet and Nutrition.
Simple Experiments and Activities for Youth
Try these simple experiments and activities young kids can do for school or science fair projects.
More Advanced Classroom Experiments, Demonstrations, and Resources
Classroom experiments, demonstrations, and resources for beginning food scientists.
Science Food for Kids
Teach your students about food science for kids with these free games, fun experiments, science fair projects, interesting quizzes, amazing facts, cool videos and more.
Food Science Experiments
Use these food science experiments to teach kids about science in the kitchen.
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Food Science Experiments for Kids
Teach your students to appreciate science using these food science experiments for invisible ink, eruptions, and quicksand.
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Science of Cooking
Discover cooking from a scientific perspective. Learn basic food components and transforming matter from one state to another. Includes lab activities, quizzes, interactive experiments, and recipes. NOTE: This site has a link to a discussion forum.
BBC: Experimental Kitchen
These experiments cover sensory perception on taste, roles of fat in food, heat and meat cooking, carbon dioxide in cooking, and microwaves. Each experiment has brief information, a recipe, and an experimental lab idea. NOTE: The "Talk" link leads to a discussion forum.
Scholastic: Food Science
This page provides easy experimental ideas for teaching basic concepts related to food science such as acids and bases, freezing point, chemical reaction, and more. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Science NetLinks: Popsicle Flavors
Read an interview transcript explaining why homemade Popsicles taste different from ones purchasing from a grocery store.
eThemes Resources: Health: Diet and Nutrition
These sites are about good nutrition and healthy diets. Learn about the food pyramid and how food is good for the body. Topics include how to read food labels and look for additives. There are also online games and quizzes about nutrition.
eThemes Resources: Food: Food Safety
These sites are about food safety. Learn about ways to keep food safe from bacteria, causes and preventions of food borne illness. Includes games, coloring pages, activity book, a poster, fact sheets, and podcasts. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Health: Diet and Nutrition and Microbes: Bacteria.
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