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Food Human Body

Flavors

Activities

1.  Check out this make your own rock candy experiment!  What flavor will you give your rock candy?  Make sure you have an adult help you with the hot parts!

2.  Set up a candy tasting experiment for your kids.  If you need some help, here are some ideas.  

3.  Time to try a new flavor!  Ask an adult if you can go with them to the store and pick out a new fruit or vegetable to try.  If your store has them, check out the dragon fruit!

We all know different foods have distinct flavors. But what about foods that can be many different flavors?  Like… jellybeans?  What gives foods their flavors?  How do scientists create different flavors, including gross ones (like dirty socks)?  And how can you make one food… taste like another? 

Listen to the short Who Smarted? episode for kids about Flavors for free here!

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