Culinary Arts -- Mrs. Fitzgerald
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Your Popcorn Lab will be due on Wednesday, October 8th in the turn in notebook!
Agenda for 9/18/14
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|Assignment||Description||Document Download||Associated Resources|
|Mr. Syracuse's Lab Coat Recommendations||This document will make sure you select a stylish and functional lab coat to enhance your laboratory experience.||Lab Coat Recommendations|
|Cilantro Genetics||We will learn about the genetics of taste using a highly divisive food: cilantro||Cilantro Genetics||Lilli Mauer's Thesis on Cilantro Genetics|
|Cooking with Cells||A short presentation on how cooking changes plant and fungal cells||Cooking with Cells|
|Syracuse's Culinary Matrix||Use the SCM to catalog the effects of various types of cooking on foods||Syracuse's Culinary Matrix|
|Your Own Pair of Genes||Use some simple, observable phenotypes to get some information about your own genes !||Your Own Pair of Genes|
|The Physical and Chemical Properties of cheese||In this lab, you'll use several industry-standard tests to discover more about the different properties of various cheeses.||The Physical and Chemical Properties of Cheese|
|Yeast Breads||In this lab, we'll experiment with how yeast, sugar and other variables can affect how bread rises.||Yeast Breads|
|Scoville Scale and Serial Dilutions||In this lab, you'll find out how hot peppers are rated, then rate some yourself!||Scoville Scale and Serial Dilutions|
|Chemical Leavening Agents||Discover the wonders of baking powder and baking soda! Make your own pancakes to discover what effects these chemical leavening agents have on batter.||Chemical Leavening Agents|
|Cellular Respiration and Fermentation Packet||These few sprightly pages will help you answer the question of "why do I need water?" and "why do I need to breathe, anyway?" Find out what happens to your food after you eat it!||Cellular Respiration and Fermentation Packet||Cellular Respiration Slideshow|
|Proteins and DNA||Learn how your genetic information gets turned into the proteins that make up you!||Proteins and DNA|
|Recipe Analysis Sheet||Use this handy sheet to record how your experiments with molecular gastronomy proceed||Recipe Analysis Sheet|
|The National Center for Biotechnology Information||Look here to find a huge catalog of all the proteins and their amino acid sequences that we know about!||NCBI|
|Proteopedia||Look here for a complete encyclopedia of proteins! Information, images, uses and more!||Proteopedia|