A five-session online food science club for ages 9 to 13, offered by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, will meet weekly from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. March 22 through April 19. Submitted photo

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H plans to offer a five-session online food science club for ages 9-13.

The club will meet weekly from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 22 through April 19, according to a news release from the extension.

Participants in the 4-H Virtual Food Science Club will explore food science topics such as leavening agents, egg proteins, dairy fermentation, gluten, and browning in fruits and vegetables with hands-on techniques used by food scientists.

UMaine Extension 4-H community education assistant Cindy Rogers and UMaine graduate student Ella Glatter will lead the club.

The club is free to join; registration is required by Thursday, March 10 and limited to 10 participants. To register, visit extension.umaine.edu.

Some materials will be provided. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Rogers at 207-832-0343 or  [email protected].

More information also is available on the Extension.umaine.edu.

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