More Science Experiments You Can Eat

More Science Experiments You Can Eat

by Vicki Cobb, Giulio Maestro
     
 

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Experiments with food demonstrate various scientific principles and produce eatable results. Includes beef jerky, cottage cheese, synthetic cola, and pudding.

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Experiments with food demonstrate various scientific principles and produce eatable results. Includes beef jerky, cottage cheese, synthetic cola, and pudding.

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Children's Literature - Judy Katsh
Using familiar objects (like food) to help explain unfamiliar chemical processes (like distillation and carrogeenan stabilizations) is educationally sound. And it works here to help young scientists make such "yummies" as cinnamon flavoring and chocolate pudding while they learn. The science procedures are entertainingly written, carefully detailed and briefly summarized with expected results. However, this book was originally published in 1979 and a lot has changed since then. We have different feelings about the use of MSG, the need for FDA approval, and the advisability of letting "raw" foods sit out of the refrigerator for long. Ms. Cobb is a science teacher and author of wide repute and has been writing books for many years. One of her more recent titles may better serve today's young scientists. 1984 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397318780
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/01/1987
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 8.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

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