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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.
High energy prices got you down? Discover how pickles can ease your troubles.
Learn how to use physics to distinguish between raw eggs and hard-cooked eggs.
How can a microscopic organism lift several pounds of dough? Find out with this activity.
Play with the stuff that makes dough stretchy.
Tour the Breads of the World
Take a microscopic tour of the staff of life.
Explore gluten, the substance that gives bread its structure.
Pickling is the art of manipulating the microbial garden in foods.
The common ground between pickles, cheese, bread, wine, and many other foods.
Build a simple motorized toy made of a recycled CD and a DC motor.
What can you do with a frozen water balloon? Plenty!
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