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Cookie Monster had the right idea! Students will learn about the process of making and baking cookies in the Food Innovation Center on the Nebraska Innovation Campus. Come discover all the incredible science behind food production. Students will explore complex topics behind food manufacturing and interact with university faculty conducting research in the areas of food safety, quality, and processing. Science never tasted so good!
Students entering 9th - 12th Grades may apply any time.@Model.HeadlineSize>
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- learn about wheat and flour production
- find out how different formulations affect cookie taste and quality
- discover careers in food science
- experience the chemical reactions that occur in cookies during baking
- learn about the quality and safety of baked goods
- hands-on activities in university laboratories
- making new friends
- tasting cookies!
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The Food Innovation Center @Model.HeadlineSize>
The Food Innovation Center is a 178,000 square foot complex serving private/public partnerships. The center provides world-class facilities for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Food Science and Technology Department and private companies in leased space. It features wet/dry lab research space, food grade/non-food grade pilot plant space, a state-of-the-art distance education classroom and office space. The UNL Department of Food Science and Technology has experts in the areas of food safety, health, and nutrition.
Leading this exciting new camp are Dr. Jayne Stratton and Dr. Andreia Bianchini. Dr. Stratton and Dr. Bianchini have led numerous workshops on all topics related to food safety and microbiology, from Better Processing Control School and Food Microbiology workshops to training middle and high school educators on food science curricula.