Explore gluten, the substance that gives bread its structure.
Take a microscopic tour of the staff of life.
What's really going on when you bake? Find out.
Tour the Breads of the World
Play with the stuff that makes dough stretchy.
How can a microscopic organism lift several pounds of dough? Find out with this activity.��
Learn how to use physics to distinguish between raw eggs and hard-cooked eggs.
A naked egg is an egg without a shell. Using vinegar, you can dissolve the eggshell without breaking the membrane that contains the egg.
An inside look at a chicken's egg.
Visit an organic egg farm, and see the science behind raising those eggs.
Heat 'em, beat 'em, or mix 'em up: There are scientific processes at work when you cook with eggs.
Use your naked egg to experiment with osmosis, the movement of water across a membrane.
fat, proteins, collagen, and more
What happens to meat when you cook it?
See video tips from a grilling guru on how to serve up the best barbeque.
What's the difference between white meat and dark meat? Which animals have which and why?
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