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3.58  ·  Rating Details ·  57 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Science never tasted so good!

Dig into a feast of fun—where you’re the scientist and the kitchen is your laboratory! Discover what it takes to make sugar crystallize into rock candy, what moisture has to do with popping popcorn, and how proteins are essential in making cakes and muffins rise. And after you’ve tested your theories and made some amazing discoveries, you can a
Paperback, Revised, Updated, 224 pages
Published November 14th 1984 by HarperCollins (first published January 1st 1972)
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Angela Blount
Originally reviewed for YA Books Central:

Disclaimer: Unfortunately I was issued only a one-chapter sample of the book (15 pages) rather than the book in its 256 page entirety. As such, my impressions are woefully limited in some respects—for which I apologize.

I absolutely loved the idea of this book. As huge fans of Alton Brown’s famously cerebral cooking show, Good Eats, my kids have long enjoyed the marriage of recipes and ingenious explanations for th
Imogene Drummond
SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS YOU CAN EAT, written by Vicki Cobb and illustrated by Tad Carpenter, is an enticing classic that blends scientific information, DIY engagement, and fun. Carpenter’s delightful illustrations and design complement Cobb’s clever text and interesting experiments.

What I like most about this book is that it teaches children to think while enjoying themselves. Cobb stimulates children’s hunger not just for food, but also learning. She encourages kids to ask questions—and to honor t
Charlene McCormack
May 18, 2009 Charlene McCormack rated it liked it
A fun book full of science experiments that use food to prove their points and you can eat what you make. The instructions are simple and warn you not to eat certain things like iodine tested food.
Gabe Gruenstein
Dec 17, 2012 Gabe Gruenstein rated it it was amazing
This is not your ordinary science book, or an ordinary cook book, it is a science cook book. this book has many diffrerent experiments that you can do.
Jun 17, 2014 Kiddo marked it as to-read
Looks like fun, but will wait until kiddo can participate more in the measuring and such like. Maybe next summer.
Mar 29, 2008 Viv rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Lynn
Recommended to Viv by: Unschooling Handbook
Just got this for Glen - was recommended in the Unschooling Handbook. Looks like a lot of fun - will review later.
Jan 12, 2008 Ravenna rated it it was amazing
This book is really fun, it has all these different recipes for science experiments. If you have a science thing for school, you should use this(you can eat it afterward...)
Apr 26, 2016 Jennifer added it
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Science can be more hands on I'm my classroom because we will be able to learn and eat science first hand.
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