The Math Chef: Over 60 Math Activities and Recipes for Kids

The Math Chef: Over 60 Math Activities and Recipes for Kids

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Overview

Just as cookies go with milk and peanut butter goes with jelly,math and cooking go hand in hand. This fun-filled book shows youexactly how.

With more than 60 activities and recipes to try, you can practicemath while you cook! Get a handle on measurement, multiplication,division, fractions, percents, geometry, and more, while whippingup mouth-watering treats like scrumptious stromboli slices, chewymarshmallow-fudge squares, yummy chicken nuggets, and deliciousbutterscotch muffins.

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced cook, you too canbecome a Math Chef. All activities and recipes are kid-tested andrequire only common ingredients and kitchen utensils. There's alsoa helpful list of safety rules, an explanation of basic cookingskills, and a complete nutrition guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471138136
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/28/1996
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,160,394
Product dimensions: 7.32(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

JOAN D'AMICO is a cooking instructor at Kings Cookingstudio in New Jersey and an educational consultant to various school systems. KAREN EICH DRUMMOND is a registered dieti-tian and the author of several cookbooks, including Cook's Healthy Handbook (Wiley). Ms. D'Amico and Ms. Drummond are coauthors of The Science Chef and The Science Chef Travels Around the World.

Table of Contents

MEASURING.

How Many Grams is a Pound of Potatoes?

How Many Quarts is a Liter of Milk?

How Long is that Giant Cookie?

How Much Soup is in a Bowl of Soup?

What Does a Handful of Pasta Weigh?

How Do You Cook Candy?

ARITHMETIC.

How Do You Triple a Sandwich Recipe?

How Do You Cut an Applesauce Recipe in Half?

How Much Lettuce Do You Need for 6 Salads?

FRACTIONS AND PERCENTS.

What's 1/3 of a Waffle?

What's the Percent of Margarine in a Muffin?

GEOMETRY.

What's the Area of a Brownie?

What's the Diameter of a Cupcake?

What's the Circumference of a Pie?

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.

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