Sugar Metabolism with Yeast

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Biology classes that are learning about respiration will set up an experiment with the rate of respiration in yeast. As sugar metabolism occurs, they collect the carbon dioxide gas that is produced, use the data to determine the respiration rate, and then graph their findings.

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  • Teacher's lesson plan is also provided
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  • Special equipment is required for collecting data; information for purchase is provided on the last page of the document
  • Lab sheet does not provide a materials list, data table, or other essential steps in the scientific process; consider having students prepare their own complete lab reports