Check any package of bacon, hotdogs, or cold cuts and chances are you'll find nitrites listed among the ingredients.
During the middle ages the invention of gunpowder had the unlikely result of providing a new way of preserving meat.
How come when you put salt on a melon, the melon seems sweeter? Then if you put more salt on, the melon turns salty?
This easy-to-do experiment is a great way to learn about density.
Can you imagine that the lowly clam would take on a role as water based pollution detector?
Have you heard the phrase, "Let's nuke it in the microwave!" Well, Nuclear power and microwaves really don't have much in common.
Champagne is a great to drink during times of celebration. Does the glass you pour champagne into matter?
How do you keep bread fresh? Does it go on the shelf or in the fridge?
Where does the water go when you put bread in the oven?
You are heating up water and see bubbles form on the bottom of the pan. Is the water considered to be boiling?