10 Edible Science Experiments

Yum! Science never tasted so good. Gear up for a new school year with edible science, brought to you by your home kitchen chemistry lab.

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Teach Density with Kitchen Science

Teach Density with Kitchen Science

Show your child that the simplest ingredients (salt and water) can be used to illustrate the concept of density!
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Taste Test Science: Fool Your Tongue!

Taste Test Science: Fool Your Tongue!

This taste buds science experiment demonstrates how strongly our sense of smell controls what we taste.
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Make Crystal Lollipops!

Make Crystal Lollipops!

Chemistry isn't just incredible ... sometimes its edible! These crystal lollipops are a delicious introduction to chemistry concepts.
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Walnut Shell Dye

Walnut Shell Dye

Teach your child how to make an all-natural, yellow-brown dye, using just walnut shells and water. This deep dye can be used on textiles, art, and wood.
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Candy Science Experiments: Toffee!

Candy Science Experiments: Toffee!

Let your fourth grade chef mix up butter and sugar with scientific principles about different states of matter, and get delicious toffee, too.
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Exploding Marshmallows!

Exploding Marshmallows!

Show your child how and why the microwave works, while demonstrating just how strangely foods can behave while inside the crazy cooker.
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Dehydrate Some Strawberries for Fun and Science

Dehydrate Some Strawberries for Fun and Science

Along with being an interesting science activity, dehydrated strawberries are also tasty â and healthy!
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Make Your Own Butter!

Make Your Own Butter!

Teach your child how butter is created by shaking up cream the old-fashioned way.
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An Introduction to Induction

An Introduction to Induction

Amaze your kids by separating a salt and pepper mixture using an "electric spoon" charged with wool.
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Understand Volume Using Sugar Cubes

Understand Volume Using Sugar Cubes

Introduce your fourth or fifth grader to volume by having him build rectangular prisms, and then count each sugar cube to check his volume calculations.
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