The Effects of Heat and Acid on the Enzyme Catalase

This The Effects of Heat and Acid on the Enzyme Catalase lesson plan also includes:

How quickly do enzymatic reactions occur? Assist the class as they examine heat and pH change to determine the rate of chemical reactions using catalase as an enzyme. Watch them "glow" with excitement!

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Instructional Ideas

  • Research the role of enzymes in venomous snakes and other venomous organisms
  • Have the class investigate the major digestive enzymes, the organs that produce them, and their effects on different foods
Classroom Considerations

  • The third in a series of 13 related resources
Pros

  • Allows class members to use glow sticks and other common objects to learn complex processes
Cons

  • None
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