Cookin’ Up Chemistry
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STEM Grades K-3
Explore kitchen chemistry as Ruff Ruffman and his brother Scruff compete in a cook-off in this video from The Ruff Ruffman Show.
Rock out with Ruff Ruffman and his brother Scruff as they sing about what they’ve learned about cooking from their cook-off competition in this music video.
STEM Grades 4-6
David Pogue learns how cutting an onion triggers chemical reactions that change the properties of the onion.
Correspondent and New York Times technology columnist David Pogue explores how the process of brining can ensure a tender and moist cooked turkey.
In this SciGirls segment, a group of girls team up with a female graduate student in Nutritional Science to learn more about food and chemistry.