Homework due on April 28, 2022

Complete by 4/27/2022 for class #12

Cooking in Class

Potluck party

*Bring something for the luncheon that is unprocessed and homemade by you!

Reading

WETCH2 – P. 367 – 402

Carbon chemistry Ch 10 + Self Check

Write / Discuss

Define these terms in your Chemistry Dictionary in your own words. Don’t just copy the definition. Pretend like you need to describe what the word means to a younger sibling or child so they can understand it.

Definitions

Charcoal 

Antimicrobial 

Antioxidant 

Enzyme inhibitor
Sequestrant
Emulsifier
Solution 

Colloidal Solution
Fahrenheit
Celsius
Thermodynamics 

Preservatives

Know the answer to these questions. Either teach it to someone else, or write on blank page in your binder.

Why should you not use aluminum cookware?  

Why does pizza cook better on a pizza stone?

 
Element Presentation

Check the spreadsheet to find out if you have element presentation next week HERE.

Short video of directions on how to do it.

See the Cooking With Chemistry home page for periodic table element resources.

Watch

Top 5 preservatives to avoid

Are preservatives bad for you?

Processed foods;  7 reasons they aren’t good for you

Heat transfer

What is Thermodynamics?

Heat conduction in aluminium and cast iron pans

Protein Structure 

Above and Beyond

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43- Hydrocarbon Derivatives (8:38min)

44- Nomenclature (9:05min)

Homework due on April 21, 2022

Complete by 4/20/2022 for class #11

Cooking in Class

Berry Junket Pudding

Field Trip

Reading

WETCH2 – p. 403 – 444 

Carbon chemistry Ch 11 + Self Check

Write / Discuss

Define these terms in your Chemistry Dictionary in your own words. Don’t just copy the definition. Pretend like you need to describe what the word means to a younger sibling or child so they can understand it.

Definitions

Convection 

Radiation
Melting 

Dissolving 

Leaching 

Melding 

Natural flavors

Artificial flavors

Know the answer to these questions. Either teach it to someone else, or write on blank page in your binder.

What’s the deal with marshmallows?
Are natural or artificial flavors good for you?

 
Element Presentation

Check the spreadsheet to find out if you have element presentation next week HERE.

Short video of directions on how to do it.

See the Cooking With Chemistry home page for periodic table element resources.

Watch

Is chocolate good for you?

6 Types of Chocolate

Making Chocolates

Conduction – Convection – Radiation – Heat Transfer

Marshmallow in the Microwave Experiment

What do Natural and Artificial Flavors really mean?

Flavor Chemistry

5 Ingredient to avoid in the foods we eat every day

The Carbon Cycle

Above and Beyond

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45- Polymers (10:15min)

46- The Global Carbon Cycle (10:34min)

Homework due on April 14, 2022

Complete by 4/13/2022 for class #10

Cooking in Class

Home fries 
Aioli Sauce
Fry Sauce

Reading

Carbon Chemistry Ch 9 + Self-check
WETCH 2 – P 325-377

Write / Discuss

Define these terms in your Chemistry Dictionary in your own words. Don’t just copy the definition. Pretend like you need to describe what the word means to a younger sibling or child so they can understand it.

Definitions

Allicin 
Botulism
Capsaicinoids 
Herb 
Spice
Vacuoles

Know the answer to these questions. Either teach it to someone else, or write on blank page in your binder.

Why are peppers hot? 
How do you cool down after eating a hot pepper?
How is vanilla made?  Real and Imitiation?  
What is the spice of life?

  


Element Presentation

Check the spreadsheet to find out if you have element presentation next week HERE.

Short video of directions on how to do it.

See the Cooking With Chemistry home page for periodic table element resources.

Watch

The Geography of Spices and Herbs

Beginner’s Guide to Spices
Hottest Peppers
5 Incredible health benefits of garlic
How to Dice an Onion
Science of Onions
Top 10 Essential Oils

Above and Beyond

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41- Alkenes & Alkynes (9:36min)
42- Aromatics & Cyclic Compounds (9:50min)

Homework due on March 31, 2022

Complete by 3/30/2022 for class #9

Cooking in Class

Chicken Fajitas 
Salsa

Reading

Carbon Chemistry CH 8 + Self check
WETCH 2 – P 269 – 324

Write / Discuss

Define these terms in your Chemistry Dictionary in your own words. Don’t just copy the definition. Pretend like you need to describe what the word means to a younger sibling or child so they can understand it.

Definitions

Myoglobin

Curing 

Nitrates

Asorbic acid 

Braising

Maillard reaction

Collagen

Protein

Know the answer to these questions. Either teach it to someone else, or write on blank page in your binder.

How do you make broth?  

What does a simmer look like ?


Element Presentation

Check the spreadsheet to find out if you have element presentation next week HERE.

Short video of directions on how to do it.

See the Cooking With Chemistry home page for periodic table element resources.

Watch

Should we eat bugs?

What is Bone Broth and how is it made?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnD_l-bA98s

20 high protein foods you should be eating

How hot dogs are made?
History of Curing
Celery juice vs SodiumNitrate in hot dogs
Amazing reasons to eat real food
Are Artificial Sweeteners bad for you?
From DNA to Silly Putty

Above and Beyond

Watch these videos

39- Nuclear Chemistry Part 2 – Fusion and Fission (11:18min)
40- Hydrocarbon Power! (11:32min)

Homework due on March 24, 2022

Complete by 3/23/2022 for class #8

Cooking in Class

Butter and garlic shrimp penne

Reading

Carbon Chemistry Ch 7 + self-check
WETCH 2 – P. 238-268

Write / Discuss

Define these terms in your Chemistry Dictionary in your own words. Don’t just copy the definition. Pretend like you need to describe what the word means to a younger sibling or child so they can understand it.

Definitions

Alkaline
Lycopene 
Omega 3 
Omega 6
Omega 12

Know the answer to these questions. Either teach it to someone else, or write on blank page in your binder.

Wild or Pasture Farmed Salmon?   
What are scallops?
Why is fish good for you?


Element Presentation

Check the spreadsheet to find out if you have element presentation next week HERE.

Short video of directions on how to do it.

See the Cooking With Chemistry home page for periodic table element resources.

Watch

Health benefits of Shrimp

Scientific difference between wild & farm raised salmon
Start Eating Fish Every Day and See What happens
What is Sushi?
Charles Goodyear and Vulcanized Rubber
How is Bubble Gum Made

Above and Beyond

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37- The History of Atomic Chemistry (9:42min)
38- Nuclear Chemistry (9:58min)

Homework due on March 17, 2022

Complete by 3/16/2022 for class #7

Cooking in Class

Fresh pasta
Pasta sauce
Parmesan cheese

Reading

Carbon Chemistry Ch 6 – Self Check
WETCH 2 –  P. 203 – 237

http://www.seriouseats.com/2015/01/best-easy-all-purpose-fresh-pasta-dough-recipe-instructions.html

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Write / Discuss

Define these terms in your Chemistry Dictionary in your own words. Don’t just copy the definition. Pretend like you need to describe what the word means to a younger sibling or child so they can understand it.

Definitions

Monosaccharide 
Disaccharide 
Oligosaccharides 
Polysaccharides
Starch
Dietary fiber 
Calcium carbonate
Sugar
Amylase 
Invertase

Know the answer to these questions. Either teach it to someone else, or write on blank page in your binder.

Why do our bodies need carbohydrates?   What kinds are best?
What do we need dietary fiber for?
Is evaporated cane juice better than sugar?


Element Presentation

Check the spreadsheet to find out if you have element presentation next week HERE.

Short video of directions on how to do it.

See the Cooking With Chemistry home page for periodic table element resources.

Watch

https://youtu.be/sAbgVd6XwTc

Fruits and Vegetables: What’s the Difference?

Making soap from wood ash and lye 
Best Homemade Pasta
Sugar:  Hiding in Plain Sight
What does sugar actually do to your body?
Sugar is not a treat

How much sugar should you eat a day
Science:  White sugar vs brown sugar in baked goods
Is Corn Healthy?
How do Carbs impact your health?
How Dietary Fiber Makes you Healthier
The Chemistry of Cars
History of Plastics

Above and Beyond

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35- Silicon – The Internet’s Favorite Element(9:27min)
36- Electrochemistry (9:04min)

Homework due on March 10, 2022

Complete by 3/9/2022 for class #6

Cooking in Class

Strawberry Jam 

Whole grain scones

Reading

Carbon Chemistry, ch 5 + self check

WETCH 2 p. 172-195, 200-202

Write / Discuss

Define these terms in your Chemistry Dictionary in your own words. Don’t just copy the definition. Pretend like you need to describe what the word means to a younger sibling or child so they can understand it.

Definitions

Fatty Acid Chain 

Free Radicals   

Hydrolysis  

Rancid 

Reverse Osmosis  

Trans fatty acids

Know the answer to these questions. Either teach it to someone else, or write on blank page in your binder.

What does osmosis have to do with making jam?
What’s the difference between saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated? 
What’s the best kind of olive oil?


Element Presentation

Check the spreadsheet to find out if you have element presentation next week HERE.

Short video of directions on how to do it.

See the Cooking With Chemistry home page for periodic table element resources.

Watch

https://youtu.be/sAbgVd6XwTc

Fruits and Vegetables: What’s the Difference?

What are Free Radicals?
What are Fatty Acids? 
What is osmosis part 1 
What is osmosis part 2?
Where cashew nuts come from

Why is vegetable oil in everything?

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=nova+percy+julian+forgotten+genius

NOVA – Percy Julian

Above and Beyond

Watch these videos

33- Doing Solids (9:18min)
34- Network Solids and Carbon (8:19min)

Homework due on March 3, 2022

Complete by 3/2/2022 for class #5

Cooking in Class

Indian daal 

Winter fruit salad

Reading

Carbon Chemistry Ch 4 + Self Check 

WETCH 2 – p. 147- 172

Write / Discuss

Define these terms in your Chemistry Dictionary in your own words. Don’t just copy the definition. Pretend like you need to describe what the word means to a younger sibling or child so they can understand it.

Definitions

Autocatalytic 

Berry 

Ethylene 

Petroleum 

Sensescence 

Triglycerides

Know the answer to these questions. Either teach it to someone else, or write on blank page in your binder.

What are the different categories of fruits? 
What type of fruit is a banana classified as?
Why do bananas get sweeter as they ripen? 
Describe the process of refining edible oil.


Element Presentation

Check the spreadsheet to find out if you have element presentation next week HERE.

Short video of directions on how to do it.

See the Cooking With Chemistry home page for periodic table element resources.

Watch

https://youtu.be/sAbgVd6XwTc

Fruits and Vegetables: What’s the Difference?

Unsaturated vs Saturated vs Trans Fats
What is fat? 
What are Healthy Fats? 
How is margarine made?
How Baby Carrots are really made 
Functional Groups in Chemistry

Above and Beyond

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31- Buffers, the Acid Rain Slayer (11:41min)
32- Kinetics: Chemistry’s Demolition Derby (9:57min)

Homework due on February 24, 2022

Complete by 2/23/2022 for class #4

Cooking in Class

Spanish Mashed Potatoes p 119
Rainbow Salad

Write / Discuss

Define these terms in your Chemistry Dictionary in your own words. Don’t just copy the definition. Pretend like you need to describe what the word means to a younger sibling or child so they can understand it.

Definitions

Carotenoid 

Chlorophyll 

Flavonoid 

Mineral 

Nutrients

Phytochemical

Vitamin

Know the answer to these questions. Either teach it to someone else, or write on blank page in your binder.

Why do onions make us cry?

Why are fruits and vegetables so good for us? 

What is tofu and how is it made?

Element Presentation

Check the spreadsheet to find out if you have element presentation next week HERE.

Short video of directions on how to do it.

See the Cooking With Chemistry home page for periodic table element resources.

Watch

The Chemistry of Cold Packs
 
How to make Creme Anglaise
Do we really need pesticides?
How to Remove Pesticides
Natural vs Synthetic Vitamins
5 Reasons to Avoid Synthetic Vitamins 
Iron for Breakfast
Phytonutrients
Why do onions make you cry?
Nitrogen Fixation
What color is your blood?  
What Color is Blood Really?

Above and Beyond

Watch these videos

29- Equilibrium Equations (9:29min)
30- pH and pOH (11:23min)

Homework due on February 17, 2022

Complete by 2/16/2022 for class #3

Cooking

No Bake Berry Yogurt Cheesecake

Hard Boiled Eggs

Reading

Reading 

WETCH 2 p. 71-106

Carbon Chemistry Ch 2 + self-check 

https://www.seriouseats.com/the-secrets-to-peeling-hard-boiled-eggs

Write / Discuss

Define these terms in your Chemistry Dictionary in your own words. Don’t just copy the definition. Pretend like you need to describe what the word means to a younger sibling or child so they can understand it.

Definitions

Albumen

Hydrogen Sulfide

Listeria 

Membrane

Penicillin 

Penicillium 

Process cheese 

Staphylococcus

Know the answer to these questions. Either teach it to someone else, or write on blank page in your binder.

What gives cheese its flavor?  

Why is butter unique to other fats?  

Why might you want to add vinegar or salt to the water when you’re hard boiling eggs?

Element Presentation

Check the spreadsheet to find out if you have element presentation next week HERE.

Short video of directions on how to do it.

See the Cooking With Chemistry home page for periodic table element resources.

Watch

Penicillin
Alexander Fleming and the Accidental Mould Juice
The Discovery of Penicillin 
Food Science – Second that Emulsion
A brief history of cheese
What is American Cheese Made out of Really?
Everything You need to know about eggs
Inside the MIllion Dollar Chicken Farm

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=coal+mine+tour

Go on a Coal mine tour (choose one video to watch)

Above and Beyond

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27- Solutions (8:21min)
28- Equilibrium (10:56min)