Math and Recipes Worksheet
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?
b) Convert this measurement to pints.
c) How many teaspoons of Borax will you need?
d) How much of each will you need to make three batches of Glurch?
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?
b) How many cups of cold water will you need?
c) Convert these measurements to fluid ounces.
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?
b) Convert these measurements to pints and quarts.
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!