All Food articles – Page 3

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    Detecting starch in food on a microscale

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    In this experiment you will be testing various foods to see whether they contain starch.

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    Outreach: speedy star jumps

    An activity that allows the collection of data to test whether sports drinks make a difference to performance during short, high intensity exercise.

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    Measuring vitamin C in food

    Get your students to test their fruit and vegetables for vitamin C using simple kitchen equipment and household items

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    AfL: What is a 'healthy' fat?

    Assessment for Learning is an effective way of actively involving students in their learning.  Each session plan comes with suggestions about how to organise activities and worksheets that may be used with students.

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    Crisps

    Combining research, a practical investigation and a presentation of results.

  • Tractors in a V formation harvesting soybean from a large farm
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    Mild method turns common mineral into fertiliser

    2017-10-12T09:01:00Z

    Process could cut transportation costs and save farmers money

  • Castor oil seeds – ricinus communis
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    Castable polymers made from castor beans could replace conventional plastics

    2017-10-06T09:42:00Z

    Super-tough materials derived from inedible plants are lightweight, renewable and strong enough to use in vehicles

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    Lemony chicken and a series of fortunate flavours

    2017-08-30T07:00:00Z

    Citrus-flavoured sulfur compound found in fried chicken could replace unstable natural lemon aroma

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    Edible experiments: The heat is on

    Why are chillies and mustard hot, but taste different? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: The heat ...

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    Edible experiments: Sugar rush

    Why is fudge gooey and why are hard boiled sweets hard? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: ...

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    Edible experiments: Tooth furry

    What causes that ‘furry’ teeth feeling when eating spinach? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: Tooth furry ...

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    Edible experiments: Temper, temper

    Why is tempering chocolate so important? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: Temper, temper video ...

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    Edible experiments: Supertaster

    Do we all experience exactly the same flavours? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: Supertaster video ...

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    Edible experiments: Love you, honey

    How can honey be solid or runny? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: Love you, honey video ...

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    Edible experiments: Sherbet and popping candy

    What makes sherbet fizz and what makes popping candy pop? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: Sherbet ...

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    Edible experiments: Investigating invertase

    How are fondant centres in chocolate created? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible Experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: Investigating invertase video ...

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    Edible experiments: Earth's perfume

    What is the chemical responsible for the earthy taste of beetroot? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: ...

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    Edible experiments: Cheesy chemistry

    What distinct flavours can you detect in cheese? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: Cheesy chemistry video ...

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    Edible experiments: Candy coatings

    How do beetles help to make certain sweets? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: Candy coatings video ...

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    Edible experiments: Blowing hot and cold

    Why do spicy foods tasts hot and minty foods taste cold? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible Experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry. Video: Edible experiments: ...