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Science Cooks! (#108)

Claire and her friends make comfort foods more nutritious, without sacrificing the delicious. [28 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

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Grade Levels
3-5, 6-8
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
22 episodes
Average Episode Length
28 minutes
Record Rights
Record and retain for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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Series Description: This series showcases bright, curious real girls putting science and engineering to work as they answer questions and make unexpected discoveries in the world around them.

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