Human Body Science: What is one drop of blood? Blood you can eat

Have you ever wondered what was in one drop of blood? We thought this week we would examine blood and how it moves through the body.  What happens when you get cut, why is blood red not blue when oozing out. We also learn about the human heart, how it work and pumps blood through our system.  We thought it would be fun to show you two different activities, “How to make edible blood”. The Continue reading

Human Body Science: How to make edible skin cake

Have you ever wanted to make an edible skin?  I know what your thinking, that sounds gross, and why on earth would I want to eat the skin, yuck!  Here the thing, we love-making fun and gross things to help us learn.  I don’t care if these items are for elementary kids or college kids, if it’s fun, helps us learn and helps us understand then we do it. The girls decided they wanted to Continue reading

Edible Science: Make color changing Sugar Cookies

Color Changing Sugar Cookies are not only a fun science project but yummy to eat. It was so cool seeing the dough change colors right before our eyes.  I have to honest here, they are no the best cookies I have ever had but keep in mind we are adding cabbage juice to the mixture.  Please feel free to adjust this recipe to your taste buds.  I started with a sugar cookie recipe and edited Continue reading

Edible Science: The Naked Egg Experiment

This Edible Science experiment is not really for consumption but it is super cool. The Naked Egg Experiment will watch how an egg absorbs water and how it leaches it out. It was amazing to wake up and see the differences between the two eggs. The first Print Edible Science: The Naked Egg Experiment Serves: 0 Ingredients 2 eggs – with shells dissolved Clear cups Water Corn Syrup Instructions Do the Disappearing Egg Shell Experiment first, Continue reading

Edible Science: The Disappearing Eggshell Experiment

The disappearing eggshell experiment was a lot of fun. This experiment is part of our edible science series but I personally would not eat these eggs. The kids did not think this one would work at all but were amazed even after 4 hours at how well the vinegar was dissolving the shell of the egg. Follow along if you like and maybe you can do what we didn’t have time to do, throw the shell-less egg Continue reading

Squishy Marshmallows: Reduce Air Pressure

A little secret is that the girls and I love squishy marshmallows. So, why not make an experiment using one of our favorite snacks. Your mouth does a happy dance from these light,  fluffy, layers of little air pockets that make your taste buds sing. Print Squishy Marshmallow: Reduce Air Pressure Ingredients glass jar big and small marshmallows straw modeling clay cotton swab food coloring Premo clay Instructions drop some food coloring on a cotton swab. Continue reading