Cookie Chemistry! PBL Project

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Cookie Chemistry! PBL Project

In this project students will learn the fundamentals of creating a cookie. The students will begin with the history of the chocolate chip cookie, to the function of the ingredients, to the use of tools and techniques, to the culmination of a cookie exchange. Lesson 1 - This introductory lesson will teach students the history of the chocolate chip cookie. How to achieve basic textures of cookies; the general types of cookies; basic ingredients which go into cookie making. Lesson 2 - Students will become acquainted with the tools and techniques of baking cookies. Lesson 3 - Function of ingredients in a chocolate chip cookie. How changing the ratios of ingredients changes the outcome of the cookie. The taste/flavor, texture, smell/aroma, and appearance of a cookie will be identified. Lesson 4 - Students will put into practice the information about types of cookies, use of tool and techniques, and function of ingredients. This project is brought to you by Alicia Arlington (CTE) with support from the CTE Online curriculum leadership team and detailed coordination provided by the Course Team Lead Laura Gallardo.
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