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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners follow a recipe to make hollandaise sauce. Learners discover how cooks use egg yolks to blend oil and water together into a smooth mix. In chemistry, this mixture is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this activity, learners use the Sun's energy to cook marshmallows. Learners construct the solar oven out of simple everyday materials. They experiment to see how the color of the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this chemistry investigation, learners combine common cooking substances (flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, pepper, oil, water, food coloring) to explore mixtures. Both homogeneous (whole thing...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore how ordinary marshmallows expand when heated in a microwave. Learners heat two marshmallows in the microwave for about 20 seconds and then examine the texture and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This is an activity about a very important ingredient in most baked goods - gluten! Why is gluten so important? Without it, there would be nothing to hold the gas that makes bread rise. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this health, cooking, and math activity, learners explore nutrition and examine nutrition labels. Learners cook a healthy version of a granola bar and then create a nutrition label for their...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    GreenLearning Canada
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    Learners follow directions to construct a solar oven that really cooks! The solar oven uses aluminum foil to reflect sunlight into a cooking chamber, which is painted black. The black surface...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    Baylor College of Medicine
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    In this activity about food safety and nutrition, learners investigate safe food preparation by making fruit ice cream. This lesson guide includes background information, variations and bilingual ...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    National Museum of American History
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    In this activity, learners follow simple historical maritime recipes to cook up hardtack and swanky, and then compare the foods they eat to what was served on ships in the past. This resource...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    Fat is a very important component in our diet. It's the most efficient source of energy in our bodies, and plays an important role in the flavor of foods. Here's an experiment you can try...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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