About Liz

Liz Heinecke has always danced between art and science. An art major in college, she utilized her master’s degree in bacteriology and a decade as a lab researcher to chronicle her science exploration alongside her three children on KitchenPantryScientist.com. The website exploded in popularity, turning Liz into a beloved author and the Midwest’s premier science educator. Besides producing science videos, she contributes regularly to a number of TV lifestyle programs, including WCCO (CBS) and Twin Cities Live (ABC). Liz frequently makes appearances at library programs, Scout meetings and at STEM, STEAM and tech festivals.  She lives in Minneapolis, MN.

Kids’ Books

Liz has written seven science experiment books for kids, including Kitchen Science Lab for Kids, Outdoor Science Lab for Kids, STEAM Lab for Kids, Star Wars Maker Lab, Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: Edible edition, Chemistry for Kids, and Biology for Kids

Books for Adults

RADIANT-The Dancer, The Scientist and a Friendship Forged in Light comes out in February of 2021 from Grand Central Publishing.