Recommended Grade Level: 11 & 12
Course Description: Students will use basic cooking skills to unravel scientific mysteries of food.
Previous science courses come alive in this hands on course that combines scientific concepts with cooking skills! Students prepare recipes that illustrate various scientific concepts including:
Food Science History
Basic & Organic Chemistry
Food Chemistry (mixtures, food components, additives)
Microbiology (living organisms in food)
Food Science Careers
The course features hands on labs that emphasize increasing cooking knowledge as well as reinforcing scientific principles!
Science Fair-type project
The course features many hands on labs that emphasize increasing cooking knowledge as well as reinforcing scientific principles!