Weird Science: Food

From the Set How the Heck Does That Work?!

Food can be weird. How does meatless meat taste like meat? What's the difference between natural and artificial sweeteners? In Weird Science: Food, readers will explore the science behind food. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 2
Dewey 641.3
Lexile 520L
ATOS Reading Level 3.8
Guided Reading Level Q
Language English
Publisher 45th Parallel Press
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534187597), Paperback (9781534188990), PDF (9781534190399), ePub (9781534196230), Hosted ebook (9781534191792), Kindle (9781534194694)
Copyright 2022
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs

Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan

Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan was born in the luckiest of all years, the Year of the Dragon. She’s an author, university professor, curriculum designer, and former elementary school teacher. She was inspired to write this story after doing author visits. Her young audiences wanted to know more about Chinese New Year! She lives in San Diego with one well-trained husband and two very naughty dogs.

  • Introduction
  • Tasting Flavors
  • Artificial Sweeteners
  • Heating Food
  • Pickling Food
  • Meatless Meat
  • GMOs
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Activities for further learning
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Table of contents
Full-color photographs