SEE Science Center is pleased to unveil its newest exhibit: Cooking & Chemistry presented by T-BONES and CJ’s Great West Grill. This exhibit is designed to inspire SEE visitors ages 3 to 7 to engage with their parents and to try new things to build confidence in a kitchen and lab setting. The exhibit includes a play kitchen designed to look like a professional restaurant. It is filled with kitchen tools and foods both familiar and diverse. Side by side with the kitchen is the chemistry lab. Designed to look like a research lab environment, the lab includes child size test tubes, beakers, flasks and more.
In the exhibit area, visitors can compare sizes and types of measuring devices such as graduated cylinders and measuring cups. Visitors can also explore which areas will be “hot" or “cold", count and compare ingredients, and sort different foods or lab samples. A child friendly microscope allows visitors to get their first look at things close up.
“Partnering with SEE Science Center is a fantastic opportunity for us to encourage interactive learning about food & food science. SEE is instrumental in inspiring young minds within our community and we share in their passion. We love how it all came together and our continued partnership on exhibits," said Nicole Barreira, Director of Marketing and Menu Development at Great NH Restaurants
This exhibit is possible through both financial support and teamwork from Great NH Restaurants and Chef Nicole. “It is a pleasure to continue our partnership with a talented local organization who shares our commitment to encouraging youth in our community to try new things and build their confidence to do so," said SEE executive director Susan Howland. This is the second exhibit at SEE in partnership with Great NH Restaurants.
“Science in the Kitchen with Chef Nicole!" has been an incredibly popular part of the Early Explorers area over the last five years. “We are confident this new exhibit will have a lasting impact as well." adds Howland.
Mayor Joyce Craig joined representatives from Great NH Restaurants, The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and the SEE Science Center for the offical ribbon cutting on April 23rd 2019.