Experience kitchen chemistry and the wonders of food science! Host Susan Turgeson and students demonstrate six fun and easy food science experiments and explain the science behind them. Experiments include:
• Sensory Evaluation
• Biochemistry of milk: mozzarella cheese
• Hand washing and food safety
• Scientific method: what makes popcorn pop?
• Emulsions: mayonnaise
• Fermentation: root beer
Video includes interview with a food science professor and tour of a sensory evaluation lab.
Run time: 50 minutes
Audience: Grade 6 - Adult
Teaching Materials Included
"Susan Turgeson, AAFCS National Teacher of the Year, and her students demonstrate six intriguing food/chemistry experiments. The various experiments are easy to follow, and it is not necessary to have a science lab to do the experiments." Recommended.
--Library Media Connection, May/June 2011
“2009 Nat’l Teacher of the Year from the American Association of FACS leads high school students in her classroom lab through six fairly simple food-based chemistry experiments. Also includes an interview with a food science professor who talks about career opportunities in the field.” ★★★ Recommended
--Video Librarian, Jan/Feb, 2011