Category Archives: Food/Cooking

Eggs

  See below for all things egg, including surprising eggs, scientific eggs, magical eggs, alien eggs, and jeweled eggs. Try the incredible egg drop experiment, make egg geodes, and find out the real answer to the troubling question of which came first: the chicken or the egg? Related posts include BIRDS, PENGUINS , and CHICKENS, […]

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Tea for Two (or Many More)

  “Come along inside…We’ll see if tea and buns can make the world a better place.” Kenneth Grahame; The Wind in the Willows The tea party is a staple of children’s literature. In The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Lucy, on her first visit to Narnia, sits down to tea with the faun, Mr. […]

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Cooking

  It turns out that everything – well, almost everything – can be learned through cooking. Science, history, math, geography, art, and literature are all connected to cooking – to say nothing of the benefits of cooking itself, which involves making something yummy and nutritious to eat. See  below for cross-curricular connections, projects and experiments, […]

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Celebrating Carrots

  April 4th is International Carrot Day. February 3rd is National Carrot Cake Day. January is National Carrot Month. Summer is when carrots actually grow in the garden. And you can eat them, of course, all year round. In other words, almost every day is Carrot Day.     Listen to the National Carrot Day […]

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Chocolate

  Measure the speed of light! With chocolate! Find out how below – and check out Chocolate Stories; Chocolate History and Science; A Chocolate Pilot and a Chocolate Entrepreneur; Chocolate Lesson Plans; Sundaes, Fudge, and Play Dough; Chocolate Poems; and What to Do With a Chocolate Box. CHOCOLATE STORIES   Linda Lowery’s The Chocolate Tree (Millbrook Press, […]

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Beautiful Soup

  January is NATIONAL SOUP MONTH. (Though of course anytime is just fine for soup.) See below for soup stories, soup poems, mathematical soups, scientific soups, and artistic soups (well, soup cans). And much much more…   SOUP STARTERS   Soupsong, a large and multifaceted website wholly devoted to soup, covers soup myths, folktales, and […]

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