Visiting The Airstream Factory Tour in Jackson Center, Ohio

AI cannot tell you how excited we were to take the Airstream Factory Tour in Jackson Center, Ohio. Not Because it is one of the oldest and best-built RV on the market. The main reason is because they look so cool and we have always wanted one. I honestly don’t know if we could full-time in an Airstream but if one was given to us I would figure out to make it work. Imagine an 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

How to make Ricotta Cheese: separate protein molecules

Have your ever wanted to know how to make ricotta cheese? It is easier than you think and you can do a science experiment at the same time.  I love making cheese from whole milk because it tastes super yummy.  This is a fun experiment because I can actually get the kids to try something they made. Follow along with us as we how we separate proteins. What you need: 8 cups whole milk or half Continue reading

Edible Science Beef Jerky: How does water move out of food?

My daughter favorite food is beef jerky. Today we thought we would show how osmosis works. In our case, Osmosis is the process which a water passes through food and evaporates. The great thing about beef jerky is that it will last a long time because all the water is removed. My daughter loves it because it is a super yummy snack and its healthy.  What you need: 4-5 pounds flank steak dehydrator or oven season Continue reading