Welcome to the popcorn challenge!

The activity is part of a National Science Foundation grant investigating how to engage children (7-14) and their families in STEM learning using cooking.

This is a fun activity for the whole family that you can do in your own kitchen!

What will we be doing?

We will ask you and your children to pop popcorn two times within the same week. The first activity should take 20-30 minutes and the second takes about 10-15 minutes. The activities include a discussion of science concepts like designing a good experiment. Many families have already participated, have enjoyed the activities, and some yummy popcorn! And, we will send your family a $50 gift card from Amazon once you have completed the activities.

Please click here to watch a brief video introduction for the project.

How do I participate?

Before you can begin, we ask you to click on this link to complete the consent form and provide a little information about your family.

After we receive this information, we will get your account set up and get you started. The first thing we will ask you to do is for each child to complete a brief pretest, which will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. We will send a unique link for each child.

What do I need to participate?

Here is a suggested list of items before beginning the first challenge:

Who do I contact with questions?

Questions at any time during the challenge can be directed to food4thoughtstudy@gmail.com or the project's Principal Investigator, Dr. Brad Morris (bmorri20@kent.edu). Thank you again for participating!

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