I know what you’re thinking… science and math and Thanksgiving?! What’s the connection?
Learn about the chemistry of cooking, the importance of math and measurements and whip up some delicious experiments in the kitchen this Thanksgiving.

  • Science experiments you can eat

    Experiments with food demonstrate various scientific principles and produce an eatable result. Includes rock candy, grape jelly, cupcakes, and popcorn.

  • Eat your math homework: recipes for hungry minds

    Explore math in the kitchen using six simple recipes: Fibonacci snack sticks; triangular number cake; fraction chips; tessellating brownies; milk and tangram cookies; variable pizza Pi; and probability trail mix.

  • The science of a loaf of bread

    Learn about changes during cooking (reversible changes and irreversible changes), digestion and more!

  • Kitchen math

    Math is everywhere in the kitchen! See what's cooking inside this book—and how we need math to finish the job! You'll need your math smarts to help measure ingredients, calculate cooking times, add and subtract fractions, double and halve recipes, convert cups to ounces and back again, and more. It all adds up to a lot of fun!

  • The science chef

    Why do onions make you cry? How does yeast make bread rise? What makes popcorn pop, whipped cream frothy, and angel food cake fluffy? You'll discover the scientific answers to these and dozens of other tasty mysteries when you prepare kid-tested recipes for everything from Cinnamon Toast and Basic Baked Potatoes to Stromboli Pizzoli and Monkey Bread.

  • The science chef travels around the world

    The Science Chef Travels Around the World is serving up a feast of fun with over 60 easy-to-do food experiments and recipes. Come and join the adventure! You'll travel to 14 fascinating countries--starting in Canada and ending in Ghana--and along the way you'll explore the science secrets of food.

  • The math chef

    Relates math and cookery by presenting math concepts and reinforcing them with recipes. Provides practice in converting from English to metric system, multiplying quantities, measuring area, estimating, and more.