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Snackable Science Experiments

60 Edible Tests to Try and Taste

Emma Vanstone


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Delicious Experiments to Discover, Build, Explore and More!

Emma Vanstone, Chief Experimenter at Science Sparks and author of This Is Rocket Science, is a scientist, educator, author and mother ready to break down the science behind the tastiest treats in your kitchen. Whether you want to learn the magic of chemistry, the speed of color, the basics of earth science or the effects of structural engineering, food is a great way to explore all of this and more.

Each experiment uses edible ingredients to reveal the properties of the foods we eat every day. Using the acid in vinegar to dissolve egg shells, baking soda to make The Best Fizzy Lemonade or boiling water to make Ice Cubes in a Flash, each project helps you understand the how and why of the world around you. With 60 unique scientific projects, Snackable Science Experiments will entertain and amaze for hours on end!

Praise For Snackable Science Experiments: 60 Edible Tests to Try and Taste

“Emma makes science easy and fun! This is a wonderful new book to get kids thinking about science whilst doing what they love best: making and eating treats.” —Maggy Woodley, founder of Red Ted Art

“What better way to learn about cells, plate tectonics, freezing point depression and more than to spend an afternoon cooking, learning and snacking on the results? I can’t wait to share it with my kids!” —Ana Dziengel, founder of Babble Dabble Do and author of STEAM Play & Learn

“This is not your average science experiment book. It’s hands-on science presented in a unique and fun way—with food you can eat!” —Trisha Stanley, founder of Inspiration Laboratories

Page Street Publishing, 9781624148224, 160pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2019

About the Author

Emma Vanstone is the author of This Is Rocket Science and creator of the award-winning blog Science Sparks. She has a degree in microbiology and virology and is passionate about making science fun for kids. She lives in England with her husband and four children.