Math and Recipes Worksheet

Name__________________________ Date________________

Imagine that you have to find a recipe for a school arts and crafts project. Begin your search at Art Kitchen (http://www.kinderart.com/kitchen/nonedible.html).

1. Click on "Glurch." Read the recipe.

a) How many cups of white glue will you need to make one batch of Glurch?

__________c

b) Convert this measurement to pints.

__________pt

c) How many teaspoons of Borax will you need?

__________tsp

d) How much of each will you need to make three batches of Glurch?

White glue: __________pt
Borax: __________tsp

2. Go back to the Art Kitchen. Click on "Make-It-Yourself-Chalk" and read the recipe.

a) How many cups of plaster of Paris will you need to make one batch of chalk?

__________c

b) How many cups of cold water will you need?

__________c

c) Convert these measurements to fluid ounces.

Plaster of Paris: __________fl oz
Cold water: __________fl oz

3. Go back to the Art Kitchen. Click on "Non-Hardening Modeling Clay" and read the recipe.

a) How many cups of each ingredient will you need for the recipe?

Flour: __________c
Salt: __________c

b) Convert these measurements to pints and quarts.

Flour: __________ pt __________qts
Salt: __________ pt __________qts

4. Now, create a new substance from ingredients on this worksheet plus some of your own. Write your secret recipe on the back of this paper, along with a short description of your exciting new product. Don't forget to give your recipe a name!

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