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Properties of and Changes in Matter: Bread
Explore changes in matter by transforming grains of wheat into a delicious loaf of bread. Students learn key bread-making processes, including fermentation, protein coagulation, and starch gelatinization. At the same time, students discover that a kitchen is, after all, a wonderful science lab!
Consult this Educational Activity Kit for ideas to extend the learning — and the fun! Properties of and Changes in Matter: Bread Educational Activity Kit
|Grade 5||Science and Technology — Understanding Matter and Energy||Elementary
|Science and Technology, Competency 2 —
To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects, and procedures
Make name tags to help the Museum Educator build rapport with students. Stay for lunch (not provided) in the outdoor picnic area. See additional pre-visit tips or download the pre-visit information PDF.
$9 per student, $1 per chaperone (group leader is free).
A minimum fee of $135 will be charged per group.
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