Proteins in flour create gluten; check out this STEM experiment exploring gluten content in different types of flour.
You know about sugarcane, but did you know that since the mid-1990s, sugarcane has accounted for about 45 percent of the total sugar produced domestically, and sugar beets for about 55 percent of production? *USDA
This America's Heartland video explores suger beet harvest.
Try out this STEM experiment with sugar and heat to learn more about sugar.
Strawberry or raspberry jam can make cookies more festive. Did you know strawberries are the only fruit with the seeds on the outside? And raspberries are made up of many connecting, individual sections of fruit, each with its own seed that surround a central core!