There’s a tonne of science in food. Here are 15 of our favourite food-related science activities to tickle your brain and tantalise your tastebuds!
Discover the science that makes marshmallows so soft and sweet
These tasty biscuits are a geological treat
Boil an egg
Follow our instructions to boil the prefect egg, no matter where you live
Infinitely scaling sherbet recipe
Our sherbet recipe can make a little or a lot, plus it’s packed with fizz!
This recipe is written in some strange units – you’ll need maths to puzzle it out
Play with your food
Sharing some cakes
Here are three ways to make sure everyone gets their fair share
What is the area of a pizza?
Have you ever wondered what size of pizza to order?
Lolly-toothpick platonic solids
Make some fantastic mathematical models with jelly lollies and a bunch of toothpicks
A mathematical bagel
We cut a bagel in half, and end up with only one piece!
Make a pie chart
Who knew that making a graph could be so tasty?
Beeswax food wraps
These wraps are great for keeping your food fresher for longer
No can opener? No problem!
How do you open a can with no ring pull and no can opener?
Party food database
This clever system makes it easy to pick recipes for different people
Clean hands are a must when cooking – here’s how to check if you’re doing it right
Colour changing lemon tea
Use a cup of tea to measure whether something is an acid