Guest Hollow's High School Chemistry Curriculum



Week 22



Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

The Chemistry of Food & Cooking

Some of the science topics this week: emulsions, colloidal suspensions, heat vs. temperature, Fahrenheit vs. Celsius, energy, infrared radiation, heat capacity, emissivity, conduction, convection, silicone

What Einstein Told His Cook 2: The Sequel: Further Adventures in Kitchen Science

What Einstein Told His Cook 2

p. 378-390

p. 390-402

p. 403-414

Chapter 10 A Few Lagniappes
p. 417-431

p. 431-444 (End of book!)

Activities – Choose one or more recipes.




p. 430 Marshmallow Zaps

p. 443 Ganache

Additional Reading

Dr. Joe & What You Didn't Know: 177 Fascinating Questions About the Chemistry of Everyday Life

Dr. Joe and What You Didn’t Know

Question 107 –
Instant coffee

Question 108 –
Egg in a bottle

Question 109 –

Question 110 –
Windshield washer fluid


Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World

Stuff Matters

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Mixing History & Chemistry







Learning About The Periodic Table

The Periodic Table of Videos






Activities & Assignments




Egg in a bottle












NOVA: Secrets of the Samurai Sword

Nova: Secrets of the Samurai Sword

Naked Science Scrapbook
How does a microwave work?

The paper making process

Mr I explains: The Methods of Heat Transfer

Steve Spangler: Egg in a Bottle

Flavor Chemistry

Aerogel An Amazing Material




Aroma Chemistry: The Aroma of Coffee


How Flavor Chemists Make Your Food So Addictively Good




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