A Chemistry-Themed Book Launch
Apr27

A Chemistry-Themed Book Launch

During the book launching party for Jacqueline Jaeger Houtman children's book, "The Reinvention of Edison Thomas," Houtman provided guests with cupcakes in the form of a periodic table.  But she took the nerdiness a few steps further than simply labeling cupcakes with elements. The sweets were flavored according to their chemical group; noble gases were lemon, lanthanides were chocolate mint, halogens were chocolate peanut butter, etc. Houtman also made sure guests earned those extra calories, and required them to learn a little something about their element before chowing down.  For more information on Houtman's book, visit her...

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Baked Goods Periodic Tables
Dec11

Baked Goods Periodic Tables

There's not much to say about these periodic tables constructed out of cookies and cupcakes other than that they're just plain awesome. And it's Friday. Enjoy. Not So Humble Pie:...

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