Snackable Science Experiments: 60 Edible Tests to Try and Taste

Snackable Science Experiments: 60 Edible Tests to Try and Taste

by Emma Vanstone

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Overview

Delicious Experiments to Discover, Build, Explore and More!

Emma Vanstone, Chief Experimenter at Science Sparks and author of This Is Rocket Science, is a scientist, educator, author and mother ready to break down the science behind the tastiest treats in your kitchen. Whether you want to learn the magic of chemistry, the speed of color, the basics of earth science or the effects of structural engineering, food is a great way to explore all of this and more.

Each experiment uses edible ingredients to reveal the properties of the foods we eat every day. Using the acid in vinegar to dissolve egg shells, baking soda to make The Best Fizzy Lemonade or boiling water to make Ice Cubes in a Flash, each project helps you understand the how and why of the world around you. With 60 unique scientific projects, Snackable Science Experiments will entertain and amaze for hours on end!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624148224
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication date: 08/06/2019
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 388,416
Product dimensions: 8.11(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range: 6 - 11 Years

About the Author

Emma Vanstone is the author of This Is Rocket Science and creator of the award-winning blog Science Sparks. She has a degree in microbiology and virology and is passionate about making science fun for kids. She lives in England with her husband and four children.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Investigate 9

Color-Changing Paper 10

Magical Mixtures 14

Hidden Candy Colors 18

Bubbly Honeycomb 21

Freshly Filtered Apple Cider 22

Cheesy Pizza 25

Hot Chocolate Sticks 26

Ripen an Avocado 29

Remove a Shell Without Touching It 30

Pizza Crusts 34

Create 37

No More Cold Hands 38

Flavored Butter 41

Rainbow Fruit Slushies 42

Bake Ice Cream Without Melting It 45

Density Ice Lollies 46

Fudge Tetris 49

Marshmallow Treat Jenga® 50

Build 53

Tallest Pancake Tower 54

Breadstick Bridge 57

Eggshell Bridge 58

Toppling Toothpick Towers 61

Messy Meringue Structures 62

Veggie Stacks 65

Save the Cereal 66

Chocolate Bridge 69

Super Strong Gingerbread Houses 70

Explore 75

Layers-of-the-Earth Fudge 76

Candy DNA Model 79

Fruity 3-D Shapes 80

Color-Mixing Candy Rocks 83

Cookie Footprints 84

Cake Soil Layers 87

Seasons Pizza 88

Toffee Apple Planets 91

Cell Model Cupcakes 92

Discover 95

Why Are Pretzels Dark Brown? 96

Inflate a Balloon with Baking Powder 99

Save the Gummy Bear 100

Fruity Cocktails 103

Super Absorbing Seeds 104

Butter-Side Down? 107

Bubbly Ice Cream Floats 108

Why Doesn't Jell-O® Set? 111

Imagine 113

The Best Fizzy Lemonade 114

Ice Cubes in a Flash 117

Save the Raisins 118

Superhero-Egg Cress Heads 121

The Perfect Ketchup Race 122

Keep Your Fruit Salad Colorful 125

Exploding Chocolate Popcorn 126

Surprise Lollipops 129

Eggy Clouds 130

Invent 133

Super Sour Candy Powder 134

Crispy or Cakey? 137

The Fluffiest Eggs 138

Guess-the-Flavor Marshmallow 141

Chocolate Lab 145

Popping Candy Lollipops 146

Fruity Gummy Candies 149

Sugar Trap 150

Acknowledgments 152

About the Author 153

Index 154

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