This lesson explores the science behind our sense of smell. Students will watch a video that introduces them to how smell works in the brain and body. Next, students will explore the aromas of spices in their home cabinets.
Do you want to cut vegetables and fruits like the professional chefs on TV? After a little study and a lot of practice, you can! This lesson will introduce you to the basic cuts that are used on most vegetables.
Students will learn to make a simple roasted potato and cauliflower dish. They will play a game in which they compare and contrast many different kitchen and food objects based upon size, plant part, volume, and more.
In this 8th grade science lesson, students prepare Kale Pesto and Ricotta Cheese, and visit the pH Lab where they use cabbage juice as an indicator to test the pH of common kitchen ingredients and products.