What better way to learn about science than by eating it? Especially if it's delicious. Like this yummy, Bread in a Bag recipe. Kids can learn why bread rises and feel the pride of making bread the whole family will want to eat! It's easy to make, too! This includes both a recipe and a partner yeast science experiment.
water. Press as much air out of the bag as possible and close tightly. Now mix and squish the bag with your hands until the dough is uniformly mixed. Set aside to rest for 10 minutes at room temperature, or until the CO2 bubbles appear and the bag inflates.
In a small bowl, stir together 1 cup of flour, olive oil and salt. Pour into the bag and again press out as much air as possible. Close and squish until well mixed.
Remove the dough from the bag and place on a lightly floured surface. Knead for 8 to 10 minutes. Form into two small loaves, and place each into a greased 8”x4” inch loaf pan. Cover with towels, and let to rise for about 30 minutes, or until your finger leaves an impression when you poke the top of the loaf. Colder areas may require longer rise times.