Bake Off

In this activity children will plan a fair test to find out which raising agent produces the most gas.


There is nothing quite like a delicious homemade cake! In recent years, baking fever has gripped the nation! It is no wonder..... a few simple ingredients are combined and then right before your eyes, are transformed through the wonders of science to create an amazing yummy treat!  

Learning Objective:

-    To identify  variables.

-    To choose which variable to change, keep the same and which to measure.

-    To  evaluate which variables were easiest/hardest to control.

-    To  identify casual relationships

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These resources were initially developed in partnership with the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University.