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Left Bank Books welcomes science professor and author Dr. Kate Biberdorf, who will discuss her new books, Kate the Chemist: The Awesome Book of Edible Experiments for Kids and Kate the Chemist: The Birthday Blastoff, on our Facebook Live Page at 1pm CT on May 11. Join us on our Facebook Live Page and order copies of both books from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores! Both Kate the Chemist titles are recommended for ages 8 to 12 (or Grades 3 to 7). We will be doing a demonstration with Kate the Chemist and will tell you what materials will be needed if you would like to follow along. About Kate the Chemist: The Awesome Book of Edible Experiments for Kids 25 incredible--and EDIBLE--science experiments to get kids excited about science! Did you know that all cooking is really chemistry? And that chocolate chip cookies will look--and taste--completely different if you swap out baking powder for baking soda? Or swap out brown sugar for white sugar? In this cookbook packed with 25 edible science experiment recipes kids can do in their own kitchen, chemistry professor and science entertainer Kate the Chemist introduces young scientists to the fascinating world of STEM--and cooking! Kids can make their own: • Chocolate-covered pretzels • Rainbow pasta • Ice cream • Pretzel bites • and more! Each recipe includes step-by-step instructions, an ingredients list, full-color photographs, a messiness factor rating, and a note from Kate explaining the science behind each delicious treat. About Kate the Chemist: The Birthday Blastoff The fourth installment of the Kate the Chemist fiction series that shows kids that everyone can be a scientist! Perfect for fans of the Girls Who Code series. When Kate's brother Liam is having a science-themed birthday party the very same day that the science club in Kate's school is planning a special rocket launch experiment, Kate isn't sure how she'll manage to do it all: be a great big sister AN
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