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Central and South American food

By |2018-04-19T15:03:08+00:00September 8th, 2017|Central America, Food, South America|

Aztec men sharing a meal When people first came to Central and South America, perhaps about 15,000 BC, they hunted and gathered all of their food. They picked wild potatoes, wild teosinte (the ancestor of corn), wild beans and wild tomatoes and avocados. They hunted rabbits and llamas and turkeys, and fished in the rivers and the ocean. For fun, they probably fermented teosinte and other plants into [...]

Where does chewing gum come from? Central America

By |2018-04-12T08:53:22+00:00September 8th, 2017|Central America, Food|

Sapodilla tree - where chewing gum comes from Nobody knows when the first person began to chew gobs of sap from trees, but it was probably before they were really even people. Certainly somebody was chewing gobs of tree sap as early as 3000 BC in Finland. People also chewed gum in ancient Greece, early North America, [...]

Thermal proteins project: Chewing gum and rubberbands

By |2018-04-16T00:34:48+00:00May 28th, 2017|Biology|

Oil and water You can easily see for yourself how the amino acids formed into little spheres or bubbles. They were trying to get as far away from the water as possible. Just take a glass of water and put it on the table. Then slowly pour in some vegetable oil. You'll see that [...]