Observation of Yeast Growth
Students observe the growth of yeast cells, which is evidence that yeasts are converting food to energy and are living organisms. They build an apparatus to show that yeast produce carbon dioxide. Students observe yeast with and without food.
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Energy for Life (Energy from Food)
Energy comes in many forms, but how do living things get the energy they need to survive and thrive? In a simple, controlled experiment with yeast, water, and sugar, groups make observations about how yeast reacts with water alone, then...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Microbes Know How to Work!
Scholars harness the power of microbes with an engaging activity that uses yeast to break down sugar in water. Multiple setups of the same experiment lets learners determine which temperature results in the fastest rate of sugar...
7th - 10th Science CCSS: Designed