Selling More Snacks

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  • Age Range: 7-13
  • Grade: 3-5
  • Lexile: 720L
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Interest Level: 2-7
  • Reading Level: 4.3
  • Item: 28914
  • ISBN: 9781493866991
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 664.6
  • Pages: 32

How can you make ice cream creamier? What packaging keeps cookies fresh the longest? And how do you make potato chips that taste like a cheeseburger? These are some of the problems that a food scientist tries to solve! Learn about the science behind food technology, the history of snack food, and how all this snacking affects our health.

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. The hands-on STEAM challenge is ideal for makerspace activities, and guides students through every stage of the engineering design process. This book features:

  • Real-world examples provide insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems
  • Content that highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, and math
  • Career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy