Food science experiments. You can always get students' attention with food! They love it, and its a great way to show scientific principles in way they will remember. This website has tons of experiments with basic household materials
The “Science of Taste” infographic below covers everything from the variables of taste to how food preferences are developed. Take a look to figure out why you have that insatiable sweet tooth or why you’ve always had a palate for more complex flavor and what happens inside your body when you indulge!
Despite its seeming simplicity, ice cream is a prime example of some fairly complex chemistry. This graphic takes a look at some of the ingredients that go into ice cream, and the important role they play in creating the finished product.
How to: discover if you're a super-taster -- Super-tasters experience the five basic tastes, especially bitter foods, with greater intensity. Work out if you are a super-taster by following Mark's simple step-by-step instructions.