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Cooking as science

On the winter solstice I took a walk through the yard and thought about the amount of sunlight that it receives throughout the year. Much less these days as the silver maple has grown many feet since the year my son made and tested a solar cooker as his science class project. After he was [...]

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Sharing research results of play dough comparison

Children in my preschool love to cook, and in some ways cooking is much like science learning. We feel the ingredients, measure them, follow a procedure to (hopefully) replicate the results of others, and make observations as we mix and apply heat. We get to eat our work, something we do not do in science [...]

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