Cooking Up an Explanation
Young scholars pose scientific questions about food items and research their explanations. They then create recipe cards with the answers and present their findings in a cooking show format.
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The Thermal Layers of Oceans
How much does the sun heat up a lake or ocean? Scholars use a cup and a strong lamp to investigate the heat transfer and thermal layers in the ocean to come up with the answer. They collect data and graph it in order to better understand...
7th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan: Successful Microwave Cooking
No need to be involved in a home economics or cooking courses to take advantage of this resource. Not only is there an explanation for how microwaves work but there are also tips for how to use the microwave, and cautions for what not to...
6th - 12th Health
Why is Bread Fluffy, Vinegar Sour, and Swiss Cheese Holey?
The gourmands and foodies in your class will love this gastronomical video! Educational and entertaining, the video explains the natural and added microorganisms that occur with food production, including yeast in bread, carbonation in...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable