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The Science of Food

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Alchemy in the kitchen? A collection explains the science behind the food chain. Videos and support materials cover everything from yummy things like cheese, to chocolate, to sourdough bread, from science topics like genetically...
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Molecular Gastronomy - Science in the Kitchen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some say cooking is an art—and a science! Scholars scope out the savory subject of molecular gastronomy with a series of related activities. The teacher's guide contains printable worksheets and helpful tips for implementing the lesson...
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Interactive Laboratory Activities for Secondary Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you think the lab smells like rotten eggs? Sorry to hear about your sulfering. A set of five experiments covers many different topics including seasons, gravity, food, precipitation, and photosynthesis. Though not presented as a...
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Lesson: Guilt-Free Chocolate

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Experiment with chocolate coating on cookies! What a delightful way to learn about food processing and chemical engineering. Throughout this activity, groups collect measurements and make calculations. They conclude by writing...
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Understanding Water Activity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does water activity play a role in food spoilage? First, the learners think about which types of foods would be best to take on a backpacking trip based on the water activity of different foods. It then walks through why water...
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Controlling Water Activity in Food

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Food storage matters! Scholars learn how the amount of water in corn can affect its rate of spoilage. They create a control group, then test three corn samples stored in three different locations for water activity. As a result of the...
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The pH Scale and Meter Calibration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What are the different ways to test for pH? First, scholars explore the pH scale and a common way to test for acidity and alkalinity. Then, they learn about the importance of pH in food safety and why variance in pH could potentially...
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How to Use Oil Immersion Microscope

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Teach the class how to use a microscope to identify bacteria in food. Scholars explore the different parts of the microscope and learn how to determine total magnification. They walk step-by-step through the procedure of preparing slides...
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Testing and Adjusting pH

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils learn how to control food spoilage by adjusting the food's pH. They see that one of the most dangerous bacteria can grow in food if people don't handle and store food properly. Using knowledge of the bacteria's preferred pH,...
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Gram Staining

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars use a lab simulation to test contaminated yogurt for bacteria by gram staining. They learn proper lab procedures for handling bacteria and for sterilizing equipment, and then walk through the process on their own to try gram...
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Is Aspartame Safe?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How sweet it is! Is it possible for something that tastes so sweet to be bad for us? Young sweetener scientists get an in-depth look at aspartame with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Content includes...
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The Food Chain

For Students 4th - Higher Ed Standards
How does the amount of water required to grow alfalfa impact ice cream prices? The PBS food science video, part of a larger playlist, explains how farmers use water to grow the alfalfa that is fed to dairy cows. the video introduces the...
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Next Meal: Engineering Food

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Are genetically engineered foods risky or beneficial overall? The video, part of the PBS food science series, explores the debate from a scientific perspective. It explains the history of genetic modification, the benefits, and the...
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The Crucial Concentration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Which sports drink provides the best pick-me-up after the big game or grueling workout? It may not be the one you'd think! Food science is the focus in a surprising lab activity. Pupils use colorimetry to determine the amount of protein,...
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Ripening of Fruits and Vegetables

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How long do fresh foods last in space at the International Space Station? Which foods perish quicker than others? How can astronauts preserve their foods to make them last longer in space? Young scientists test the rates at which some...
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Why is Bread Fluffy, Vinegar Sour, and Swiss Cheese Holey?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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GM Crops: Friends or Foes?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Genetically modified crops—How do you feel about them? Here, explore the benefits and risks of GM crops to inform your opinion. 
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Growing a Native American "Three Sisters" Garden

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore plant life by creating their own gardens in class. In this food growing lesson plan, students discuss the types of gardening methods Native Americans used in order to keep healthy. Students plant corn seeds in their...
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Nutrition: A Thematic Unit

For Teachers 1st
Young learners explore nutrition and the food groups in these two mini-lesson plan ideas. First, kindergarteners have a discussion about their health and how different foods contribute to it before making their own personal food pyramid....
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Food Science, Scientific Method: Reliability and Validity in Empirical Research

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Secondary learners explore food science by conducting an experiment using the scientific method and creating a science fair project based on their findings. They learn about food technology and modern research development. They...
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4-H Advanced Food Science Activity Pages

For Students 7th - 10th
In this 4-H food science activity, learners examine how food works in the body, find out about food preservation methods, and investigate careers in the food industry. They complete a word search, practice food photography, answer true...
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Fruitful Questions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine a fruit-related Q & A Science Times article. They write their own food science questions and answer them in the same format as the article. For homework, they analyze their fruit consumption according to U.S....
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Soybean Science

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore food science by participating in a cooking activity. In this soybean oil lesson, 4th graders listen as the teacher gives them a background on soybeans and their use by humans today. Students grind soybeans and...
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Science: Food Quiz

For Students 4th - 6th
In this science:  food quiz instructional activity, students answer 20 questions, not interactively, about food, then scroll down to check their answers.