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Kitchen Chemistry from Other NSTA Members Collection


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Resources in “Kitchen Chemistry from Other NSTA Members” Collection

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Chemistry of Cooking Lesson 9-12 Web Page
Cooking With Chemistry

Cooking with Chemistry was first presented as a one-day hands-on workshop for teachers at ChemEd 97, held at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, August 3-7, 1997. Click on one of the titles below to read some experiments and activities from Cooking with Chemistry, a work in progress, by David A. Katz: These are PDF files and require Acrobat Reader

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eThemes Chocolate

These sites cover many aspects of chocolate, including the history of chocolate, cacao plantations, how chocolate is made and why many people crave chocolate. Also includes a virtual tour of a chocolate factory as well as photos, illustrations, interactive games and audio and video files. Includes the eThemes resources for the book, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl. Appropriate for elementary and middle school

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eThemes The Dairy Industry: Milk Productionh and Dairy Farms

These sites provide an introduction to the dairy industry in Missouri and other states. Topics include milk production and cows. There are also online games, interactive quizzes, and movies. Statistics related to dairy production are included for students to graph. Includes an eThemes resource on farm animals.

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Exploratorium Science of Cooking

Discover how a pinch of curiosity can improve your cooking! Explore recipes, activities, and Webcasts that will enhance your understanding of the science behind food and cooking.

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Kitchen Chemistry: Juice Bar Web Page
Kitchen Chemistry: Juice Bar PDF Web Page
Kitchen Chemistry: Various Topics Web Page
Kitchen Pantry Scientist

The Kitchen Pantry Scientist has an M.S. in Bacteriology and an undergraduate degree in art. After doing medical research for ten years, she now stays at home in Edina, Minnesota with her three kids, culturing more germs than ever! Science can be as easy as baking. She encourage parents to open their kitchen cabinets, stir up some science with their kids, and feed those hungry minds.

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Penn State Kitchen Chemistry

Food Science for kids of all ages! Experiments, resources, and materials for educators and students

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Sugar Cube Race! Web Page
The Naked Scientist Kitchen Chemistry

The Naked Scientists Online science radio show and science podcast is a BBC science radio programme. We use streamed audio and podcast technology to allow you to hear science, medicine and technology news, discoveries and breakthroughs being discussed by scientists and researchers. The Naked Scientists science podcasts include interviews with famous scientists of world-class reputation.

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The Science of Cooking

Making candy is a delicious and fun art! But it’s also a fascinating and precise science. When you’re making candy, whether you know it or not, you are a chemist—transforming matter from one state to another!

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Video of Chemist in The Kitchen! Web Page