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What's the difference between white meat and dark meat? Which animals have which and why?
What happens to meat when you cook it?
fat, proteins, collagen, and more
Use your naked egg to experiment with osmosis, the movement of water across a membrane.
Heat 'em, beat 'em, or mix 'em up: There are scientific processes at work when you cook with eggs.
Can you cover your kitchen tracks?
Grow your own stalagmites in luscious colors.
Show yourself how a pinch of salt can take the bitter taste away.
Uncover the everyday origins of some extraordinary instruments.
A physicist, a scientist, and a musician experiment with sound, music, and acoustics using instruments both real and found.
Experiment with rhythm through stepping, a musical dance form that uses the body as a percussion instrument.
Produce some pretty mixed-up music with this online interactive.
Vsit a quirky kitchen where you can compose music with ordinary (and not-so-ordinary) objects.
Join us as we investigate the sweet world of sugar.
Have you ever wondered what makes blue cheese blue, or why some cheeses are hard and others soft?
What's in that cup of coffee anyway? Find out about the history and chemistry of coffee.
Learn more about the process of making Champagne.
Visit an organic egg farm, and see the science behind raising those eggs.
An inside look at a chicken's egg.
Use this handy conversion calculator to convert between the many units found in recipes.
Touch supercooled water drops with an ice crystal and trigger them to freeze instantly.
What kinds of candy are made and enjoyed in where you live?
Grow marshmallows to monstrous proportions!
Take a timeline tour of our past and present.
the Fudge House on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco!
Visit Kendon Candies, a lollipop factory in San Jose, California
Get up close and personal with a sucrose molecule.
Find out how different kinds of candy are made in the Candy-o-matic!
For accuracy, it's best to use both a candy thermometer and the cold water test when making candy.
Experience the thrill of pickle making, and explore how a cucumber becomes a pickle.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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