Level A - Six Easy Bites

Extra Bite Solutions

Bite 3 - Food Safety and Science

 

3a. Danger zone
All questions have either no right answer or involve personal feelings.

 

3b. Fuzzies on my bread
Try using different types of food for the same experiment, if your parents will allow it. Check out various pieces of cheese, cut in 1-inch quares, a different type of bread, potato chips, an apple slice, a small piece of cold cut, or any other food. Did all the foods grow germs? How many different types of germs did you find?
The cheese, bread, apple, and cold cut should "grow" bacteria and molds; the potato chips do not, although they may be soggy.

 

3c. Glo germ
All questions have either no right answer or involve personal feelings.

 

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