FREE FOR HEAV MEMBERS!
Join Dale Cox of Edible Knowledge for a five-lesson, hands-on, food science class. Learn about this unique career opportunity, Science of Food–plus have a lot of fun as you conduct experiments and discover the principles of protein, fats, and carbohydrates. Geared for kids ages 10 and up.
Monday, July 13 to Friday, July 17 at 12:30 p.m.
HOW TO SIGN UP
This $50 class is FREE for HEAV Members!
Just go to your member benefits page to get your coupon code!
SCHEDULE For Science of Food Event
Food Science Defined
What do food scientists do? Where do they work?
Food Science Principle 1 – Water Activity & Carbohydrates
Food Science Principle 1 (continued)
Experiment 1 – Water Activity & Carbohydrates
Experiment 1 Review – The Edible Knowledge
Principle 2 – Protein & Fats
Principle 2 – Protein & Fats (continued)
Experiment 2 – Protein & Fats
Experiment 2 Review – The Edible Knowledge
The Making of a Food Scientist
DALE COXDale is a professional food scientist, holding a B.S. and a M.S. in food science. He is also an Air Force brat, a LEGO enthusiast, an original Star Wars nut, speaks Spanish and a little Russian, is the father of three, and has been married to his wife LeAnne for 32 years.
He loves all the sciences, and especially values the fact that food science combines them all. He worked for 23 years in new-product development and process improvement for companies like Kellogg’s, Kraft Foods, and General Mills, developing many products you would recognize.
Part of his work included traveling to South Africa, Japan, Mexico, England, and South Korea. His company, Beakers & Bricks, publishes food science, physics, and engineering courses under the Edible Knowledge brand. Materials are offered for students ages 6 and up, including print manuals and self-directed online courses.
Food science…it’s the science of cooking!
large mixing bowl
rolling pin guides*
double-acting baking powder
cream of tartar
*You may substitute items if needed.
biscuit cutter – any round cutter, such as inverted cup, will do
popcorn popper – an air popper is recommended, but the corn can be popped on the stove or in a microwave, if needed.
candy thermometer – any food-grade thermometer that measures 300o Farenheit. (Close parental supervision is strongly suggested.)
rolling pin guides – any two sturdy items about ½” thick will work