Your students will explore changes in matter by transforming grains of wheat into a delicious loaf of bread. They will learn key bread-making processes, including fermentation, protein coagulation, and starch gelatinization. At the same time, students will discover that a kitchen is, in the end, a wonderful science lab!
Consult this Educational Activity Kit for ideas to extend the learning — and the fun!
|Grade 5||Science and Technology — Understanding Matter and Energy||Elementary Cycle 3||Science and Technology, Competency 2 —
To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects, and procedures
Please see the following document for more detailed curriculum links:
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).
Includes Museum admission.
A minimum fee of $135 will be charged per group.