Experiments examine microbes and their role in food preservation or spoilage. It also explores the use of foods as science tools to determine the acidic or basic nature of various household items. Activities involving the extraction of DNA from onions and other vegetable or fruit sources are also included, as well as a look at some of the bioethical issues surrounding the use of biotechnology in the production of food.
Includes: Concept Set(tm) Resource Manual, Do Microbes Help Make or Spoil Food? (#860034), Can Foods Be Science Tools? (#860035), and Do Onions Have DNA? (#280631).