Exploring Kitchen Science (Hardback)



Did you know that your kitchen is actually a secret laboratory where tons of crazy-cool science goes down every day? Or that your fridge is jam-packed with chemistry materials? Join the world-famous Exploratorium for 30+ delicious discoveries, including the science of food, cooking, baking, nutrition, and taste. The Exploratorium s "Exploring""Kitchen Science"is your hands-on guide to exploring all the tasty chemistry that goes on all around you from burning a peanut to understand how calories work to making blinking rock candies with LEDs inside, from cooking up oobleck as a wild and wacky lesson in matter to making ice cream with dry ice! Watch Mentos and Diet Coke explode, Styrofoam shrink in a pressure cooker, and marshmallows duke it out. Make dyes from onionskins, tangy and yeasty sourdough bread, noodles of fruit, pickles a power source, and glow-in-the-dark Jello. Use cabbage juice as a pH indicator and salt and olive oil as a lava lamp. Whip up tasty treats while you explore all the unexpected science that s going on inside your very own kitchen. Cook, mix and microwave your way through "Exploring Kitchen Science "and learn some cool stuff along the way."

Product Details

  • Product code: AQJEC
  • ISBN: 9781616288006
  • Publisher: Weldon Owen, Incorporated
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 19.5cm x 19.8cm
  • Pages: 128
  • Publish date: Thu Nov 19 00:00:00 GMT 2015
  • Book points: 11


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