Interview with a food scientist

An interview with a food scientist for year 5 and P6, linking to the topics properties and changes of materials and properties and uses of substances. Dr Rachel Edwards-Stuart is a biochemist who teaches science to chefs. Her passion for food science stemmed from the fact that science was her favourite subject at school, and cooking was her favourite hobby! Rachel’s main interest was in culinary science (the science of what happens when you cook and process ingredients in the kitchen).

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.
Year 5
Properties and changes of materials
Interview with a food scientist

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