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Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special Valentine's Day secret ingredient. What is that hairy stuff on my cheese? Is cheese supposed to be runny? Creamy? Crumbly? How can anything that smells so bad taste so good? Join us as we explore the cool, dark world of cheese. Why do coffee and donuts go well together? What's makes the "perfect" cup of coffee? Why has it been such a treasured substance for centuries? Has coffee really found its perfect companion in that fluffy, sugary thing we call a donut? Find out how yeast performs its biochemical transformation of a bit of flour and water into crusty, delicious bread. Explore the history of breadmaking around the world, and learn how bread has come to occupy such a central place in the cuisines of many nations. We'll bake some bread in our studio kitchen, play with yeast and glutens in our lab, and share recipes. Take a tour of the Willie Bird turkey farm with manager "Beagle" Brodsky. Find out what it takes to get the turkey onto your Thanksgiving Day table.
First aired as part of the Science of Cooking Live Webcast: Talking Turkey. Join us as we talk turkey with food expert and author Harold McGee. Why does a turkey continue to cook after it is out of the oven? How can you be sure to thoroughly cook the dark meat without drying out the white meat? Is stuffing really a good idea? How do you make the skin golden? Watch as Exploratorium staff and local teachers compete for the title of Iron Sscience Teacher. Each contestant has ten minutes to make a science lesson out of a secret ingredient. Watch as Exploratorium staff and local teachers compete for the title of Iron Science Teacher. Each contestant has ten minutes to make a science lesson out of a secret ingredient. Today's secret ingredient: pumpkins!