Science Experiments You Can Eat: Revised Edition

by Vicki Cobb

HarperCollins | November 14, 1984 | Trade Paperback

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Science never tasted so good!

Dig into a feast of fun—where you’re the scientist and the kitchen is your laboratory! Discover what it takes to make sugar crystallize into rock candy, what moisture has to do with popping popcorn, and how proteins are essential in making cakes and muffins rise. And after you’ve tested your theories and made some amazing discoveries, you can actually eat your results!

Vicki Cobb’s Science Experiments You Can Eat has stood the test of time, filling the minds—and stomachs—of kids for more than forty years. Now with revised and updated material that includes clever new procedures, many new experiments, and vital information on nutrition, a whole new generation of readers can devour this cornucopia of food for thought.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.45 in

Published: November 14, 1984

Publisher: HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0064460029

ISBN - 13: 9780064460026

Found in: Experiments and Projects, Games
Appropriate for ages: 10 - 14

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Science Experiments You Can Eat: Revised Edition

Science Experiments You Can Eat: Revised Edition

by Vicki Cobb

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.45 in

Published: November 14, 1984

Publisher: HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0064460029

ISBN - 13: 9780064460026

From the Publisher

Science never tasted so good!

Dig into a feast of fun—where you’re the scientist and the kitchen is your laboratory! Discover what it takes to make sugar crystallize into rock candy, what moisture has to do with popping popcorn, and how proteins are essential in making cakes and muffins rise. And after you’ve tested your theories and made some amazing discoveries, you can actually eat your results!

Vicki Cobb’s Science Experiments You Can Eat has stood the test of time, filling the minds—and stomachs—of kids for more than forty years. Now with revised and updated material that includes clever new procedures, many new experiments, and vital information on nutrition, a whole new generation of readers can devour this cornucopia of food for thought.

About the Author

Vicki Cobb is a pro at explaining the cohesive and adhesive properties of water. but she can never seem to remember that plants like water too! She finally had to decorate her home with artificial plants to keep from killing the live ones.

Ever since Science Experiments You Can Eat, Vicki Cobb has been delighting children, parents, and teachers with the fun of making science discoveries. Now, with the new Science Play series, she sets her sights on the youngest children. who are natural scientists and are always experimenting. Vicki Cobb and her husband divide their time between their homes in White Plains, New York. and Manchester, Vermont.

From Our Editors

Published more than 20 years ago, Cobb's classic has been revised and updated to reflect advances in scientific knowledge and the invention of the microwave. There are lots of new experiments as well as all the old favorites. Black-and-white illustrations throughout.

Editorial Reviews

"An excellentlab manual' of [edible] experiments utilizing readily available materials. . . . A delightful combination of learning by doing, and of relating common activities to basic scientific principles." (S.)

Appropriate for ages: 10 - 14