Calendar

Summer Food Science Workshop

Foodology – Pasta! June 26, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Pasta!
June 26, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Pasta! – We’ll learn about the science behind one of the key ingredients in pasta – EGGS!  Then we’ll make our own pasta dough and cut it with a real pasta machine.

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Foodology – Pickles! July 3, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Pickles!
July 3, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Pickles! – We’ll learn about the science behind pickling, taste test various pickles and then we’ll make our own quick pickles with cucumbers and other vegetables from our garden using spices chosen by the kids.

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Foodology – Bubble Gum! July 10, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Bubble Gum!
July 10, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Bubble Gum! – We’ll learn about how chemistry affects foods and how sense of taste related to chemistry.  And yes!  Participants will get to make their own bubble gum!

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Foodology – Ice Cream! July 17, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Ice Cream!
July 17, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Ice Cream! – How do you get milk cold enough to freeze on a warm summer day?  Come to this workshop to learn the fascinating science behind our favorite frozen treat.  Of course, participants will need to test this as they make their own ice cream as part of the program!

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Foodology – Pretzel Dough! July 24, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Pretzel Dough!
July 24, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Pretzel Dough! – We’ll learn about the key ingredients in making dough.  We’ll see how different flours make different kinds of dough used for baking, and we will experiment with different ways of making leaven dough.  Participants will make their own pretzels to take home and bake.

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Foodology – Cheese! July 31, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Cheese!
July 31, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Cheese! – We’ll learn the science behind turning milk into cheese, and practice by making our own curds and whey.  They we’ll use it to make an easy beginner cheese – Queso Fresco.

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Foodology – Pasta! August 7, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Pasta!
August 7, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Pasta! – We’ll learn about the science behind one of the key ingredients in pasta – EGGS!  Then we’ll make our own pasta dough and cut it with a real pasta machine.

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Foodology – Pickles! August 14, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Pickles!
August 14, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Pickles! – We’ll learn about the science behind pickling, taste test various pickles and then we’ll make our own quick pickles with cucumbers and other vegetables from our garden using spices chosen by the kids.

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Foodology – Bubble Gum! August 21, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Bubble Gum!
August 21, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Bubble Gum! – We’ll learn about how chemistry affects foods and how sense of taste related to chemistry.  And yes!  Participants will get to make their own bubble gum!

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.

Foodology – Ice Cream! August 28, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Foodology – Ice Cream!
August 28, 2018 | morning session 11:00 am - 11:45 am; afternoon session 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Food Science Workshops invite children and adults to explore the fascinating science behind the foods we eat every day.  This workshop is designed for children ages 4 – 6 and their parent/caregiver.  There is a different workshop theme each week during the summer!

This week’s theme: Ice Cream! – How do you get milk cold enough to freeze on a warm summer day?  Come to this workshop to learn the fascinating science behind our favorite frozen treat.  Of course, participants will need to test this as they make their own ice cream as part of the program!

Workshop Cost:  $9 per child, plus museum admission.