Featured Class: Jr. Chemist- Chemistry in the Kitchen

Check out this fun, new science class for students in 3rd-5th grade!

Find out just how (and why) seaweed is used as an ingredient in gummy bears! Young scientists will learn about chemistry using everyday ingredients and techniques from the kitchen! Students will use food products to experiment with the chemical and physical properties of matter, and will begin to learn the vocabulary of chemistry with substances that are safe, fun, and yummy to work with! Examine acids and bases using fruit juices and vinegar and find out what happens chemically when milk goes bad. Conduct a test to find out if fresh orange juice has more vitamin C than frozen juice. Discover the chemistry involved in making ricotta and mozzarella cheese. Witness supersaturation in solutions when making rock candy. Learn about melting point and recording temperatures when making chocolates. See what viscosity is when working with fats and oils. The class will discover the chemical behaviors of yeast, baking soda, and baking powder, and more!

Jr. Chemist is taught at 2:00 pm on Wednesdays starting January 10! Register for this class and others online.