Item description for The Math Chef: Over 60 Math Activities and Recipes for Kids by Joan D'Amico, Karen Eich Drummond & Tina Cash-Walsh...
Overview Relates math and cookery, and provides practice in converting from the English system to the metric system, multiplying quantities, measuring area, and estimating
Publishers Description Just as cookies go with milk and peanut butter goes with jelly, math and cooking go hand in hand. This fun-filled book shows you exactly how.
With more than 60 activities and recipes to try, you can practice math while you cook! Get a handle on measurement, multiplication, division, fractions, percents, geometry, and more, while whipping up mouth-watering treats like scrumptious stromboli slices, chewy marshmallow-fudge squares, yummy chicken nuggets, and delicious butterscotch muffins.
Whether youre a beginner or an experienced cook, you too can become a Math Chef. All activities and recipes are kid-tested and require only common ingredients and kitchen utensils. Theres also a helpful list of safety rules, an explanation of basic cooking skills, and a complete nutrition guide.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 8" Height: 9" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1996
Publisher John Wiley And Sons
ISBN 0471138134 ISBN13 9780471138136
Availability 8 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 10:23.
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More About Joan D'Amico, Karen Eich Drummond & Tina Cash-Walsh
JOAN D'AMICO is a cooking instructor at Kings Cookingstudio in New Jersey and an educational consultant.
KAREN EICH DRUMMOND, Ed.D., R.D., is a registered dietitian and the author of several adult cookbooks. The two have coauthored Wiley's The Science Chef, The Science Chef Travels Around the World, The Math Chef, and The Healthy Body Cookbook.
Joan D'Amico currently resides in Wayne, in the state of New Jersey. Joan D'Amico was born in 1957.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Math Chef: Over 60 Math Activities and Recipes for Kids?
Interesting Apr 17, 2010
This is a little above my 9 year old but has some good exercises. I think it should indicate the level not just "for kids". Also it sort of jumps around with the activities, It would be easier to use if it was arranged to concentrate of one facet at a time before moving to a different topic. Sort of seesaws. All in all a good math tool and I'm glad to have it even though it takes a little more work on my part to plan the lessons.
good xmas present Dec 28, 2009
My nephew wasn't thrilled when he opened this at Christmas, but he has read the whole thing and planned meals to cook already, so it's quite successful.
Great and fun way to introduce math topics Sep 6, 2008
I am so excited to use this book with my son. I home school my children and this book presents math topics such as measurements, radius, division, fractions and many others in a practical way. Children see math used in everyday life, in the kitchen! It isn't the only method we will use to teach these topics, but it certainly will add to the enjoyment of learning them!
Average Jul 7, 2008
I teach fourth and fifth grades, and I bought this book thinking that it would offer fun and different ways to incorporate math into everyday life activities like cooking and eating. I found it to be out of date, average at best and did not really require the use of very much math. It is really more of a children's cookbook than a math activity book. I was disappointed.