Print this page

Food science

Food science © Mauro Rodrigues -

Knowledge and skills

  • States of matter
  • Cooking and nutrition
  • Measurement
  • Working scientifically

There’s nothing that turns children on to science more than a bit of chemistry ‘magic’ – and we simply couldn’t resist these fun foodie experiments.

There’s lots of science involved in food and cooking. Here are some fun activities and experiments that will help children to understand more about the food they eat and introduce some key scientific concepts. Most of all, they’ll show children just how much fun science can be.

Do you want read more and download resources?

Buy a Springboard Stories subscription for just £3.95 a month*.

Or you can subscribe to individual topics.

Or Log in if you already subscribe.

Springboard Stories primary topic

*There are discounts for Students and NQTs and all subscriptions are paid annually.