International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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What's Cooking at the Shine Dome - Australian Academy of Science Open Day Jen Nixon   |   added on Jul 07, 2011    |    Australia Feast on an exciting and engaging program for all ages as the Australian Academy of Science Open Day explores the chemistry of food. Learn about the science of wine production, the chemistry of nutritious food, the way taste works and much more in an interactive smorgasbord of scientific delights.
Topic: hands-on activities, chemistry fun, presentations, food chemistry Audience: general public, teachers, students, school children, scientists

Advanced Culinary Chemistry – Sizzles for the Summer Tanya Fogg   |   added on Apr 05, 2011    |    United States Summer is a time for outdoor get-togethers and the “Great American BBQ.” Cooks have family recipes or tried and true processes to pronounce their sauce the best!. But is it the perfect blend of secret seasonings, the marinating, the basting, the wood chips, or is it the chemistry? Get ready to unveil the chemistry behind on
Topic: chemistry courses, food chemistry, cooking, barbeque, cooking on the grill, smoke house additives, smoke house flavor, bottled smoke house flavor Audience: foodies, cooks, students, food chemists, general public

The Chemistry of Cheese and Why We Love It Tanya Fogg   |   added on Apr 05, 2011    |    United States Humans, like many cartoon mice, love cheese. A trip to your local grocers will reveal various types and numerous brands to taste, smell, and enjoy. But what is the chemistry behind this delectable food? Michael Tunick, with the USDA, discusses the art and science of cheese making in a discussion that will stimulate your tas
Topic: chemistry of cheese, cheese, culinary, food chemistry, aging cheese Audience: general public, chemists, professors, students, research scientists, foodies, cheese lovers

A Taste of Chemistry Allison Moore   |   added on Jan 10, 2011    |    United States Join us while we explore the world of food through chemistry.  Sample the different ways chemistry is used to prepare, test, package and clean food products through demonstrations and hands-on experimentation.  Presented by Alpha Chi Sigma Professional Chemistry Fraternity for Girl Scouts
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, analytical chemistry, food chemistry Audience: students, girl scouts