Spring Break 2017 at the Milwaukee Public Museum

Dates: April 10-21, 2017

Food Science Workshops

Ever wonder why peaches taste sweet? Or why lemons are so sour? Find out in this hands-on workshop as we discover how a food's properties affect its taste. Then explore nature's "instruction manual" for an organism's characteristics (including taste) by extracting fruit DNA.

Dates: 4/10, 4/12, 4/14, 4/17, 4/19, 4/21 (MWF each week)
Times: 11:00am and 1:30pm each day
Length: 1 hour
Location: Ed Lab 2
Capacity: 25
Ages: recommended for ages 8 and up
Price: 0-4- free but must be registered as a spot; $4 non members, $2 members Parents/chaperones must remain with kids 

 

Demonstration Kitchen: Taste Science in the Demonstration Kitchen

Why do you purse your lips when you taste something sour? How do you extract DNA from a strawberry and what do you use it for? Join us in the Demonstration Kitchen as we uncover the science of taste!
Dates:

Monday, April 10 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 11 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 12 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Friday, April 14 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Global Kitchen, second floor

Cost: Free with Global Kitchen Admission Gluten proteins are the most important protein group in bread making.
Why? Join us in the Demonstration Kitchen and find out!
Dates:

Monday, April 17 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm
Tuesday, April 18 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm
Wednesday, April 19 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm
Thursday, April 20 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm
Friday, April 21 - 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm
Location: Global Kitchen, second floor
Cost: Free with Global Kitchen Admission

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