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60 resources with the concept yeast

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The Science of Food

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Alchemy in the kitchen? A collection explains the science behind the food chain. Videos and support materials cover everything from yummy things like cheese, to chocolate, to sourdough bread, from science topics like genetically...
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Is Yeast Alive?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Through two investigations, life science learners determine whether or not yeast is alive. They perform tests for metabolism by providing sugar and observing if gas is produced as a byproduct. They incubate some of the sample for at...
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Elephant Toothpaste

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Get a surprised reaction from trying out the chemical reaction. Scholars conduct a chemical experiment by adding yeast to hydrogen peroxide and dish soap in a plastic bottle. They learn that yeast contains a catalase enzyme that releases...
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Working with Immobilized Enzymes or Microscopic Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let the lab be a catalyst to learn about enzymes. Scholars create alginate beads filled with yeast. As part of an investigation into enzymes, they see how these beads provide a catalyst to the reaction of glucose into ethanol.
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Maintaining and Preparing Cultures of Bacteria and Yeasts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Don't let your bacteria go to waste. A tutorial explains how to properly store and maintain bacterial stock cultures. It describes the purpose and preparation of a permanent stock, as well as a working stock for use in experiments.
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Making a Streak Plate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Cultivate bacteria with a straightforward lesson featuring agar. Scholars create a streak plate on agar to ideally create colonies of bacteria or yeast that are growing separately from each other. The resource introduces the simplest...
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Secrets of Sourdough

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What makes sourdough bread different from other types of bread? An installment of a PBS food science video series explains the science behind fermentation, yeast, bacteria, and their relationship with sourdough bread. It also discusses...
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Cellular Respiration

For Teachers 7th Standards
Breathe a sigh of relief! Life science scholars experiment with yeast to uncover the facts about respiration. The instructional activity guides them through the purpose of respiration and its relationship with photosynthesis. Individuals...
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Microbes Know How to Work!

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
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...
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Bacteria: The Good, The Bad, The Kinda Gross

For Students 7th - 12th
While the bad bacteria get most of our attention and research into antibiotics, the good bacteria is also important to your health. Explain the different types of bacteria with an illustrative video. 
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Why is Bread Fluffy, Vinegar Sour, and Swiss Cheese Holey?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The gourmands and foodies in your class will love this gastronomical video! Educational and entertaining, the video explains the natural and added microorganisms that occur with food production, including yeast in bread, carbonation in...
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DNA Extraction from Yeast Cells

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners explore DNA. They work in groups and mix prepared detergent/ salt solution, meat tenderizer solution, Fleischman's yeast and water to extract DNA from yeast. Observations are recorded.
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Catalysts and Enzymes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Biochemists experiment with the oxothermic decomposition of hydrogen dioxide by adding manganese dioxide. They observe how pepsin enhances the action of acid on the digestion of egg white proteins. They use yeast to make bread rise. All...
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Microbes

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Microbiology beginners feed different sweetening agents to yeast and measure carbon dioxide production to estimate energy contained in each. They set the trials up in zip-top plastic baggies and then measure gas volume by water...
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Population Growth in Yeasts

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students design an investigation using yeast. In this environmental engineering lesson, students design an investigation to determine how environmental factors affect the growth of yeast. They will collect quantitative data and discuss...
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An Inquiry into Alcoholic Fermentation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce life science students to their new "best buds" yeast! Using a wide variety of materials, lab groups design an experiment that illustrates how yeast acquires the resources it needs to undergo cellular respiration. The teacher's...
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Sugar Metabolism with Yeast

For Teachers 6th - 10th
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...
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Monster Foam

For Teachers 5th - 9th
In honor of the 4th of July, Steve Spangler shows how to make an explosive concoction in red, white, and blue. Using hydrogen peroxide, dishwashing liquid, and yeast, he creates a colorful chemical reaction. Consider this combination...
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Monster Foam

For Teachers 5th - 9th
In honor of the 4th of July, Steve Spangler shows how to make an explosive concoction in red, white, and blue. Using hydrogen peroxide, dishwashing liquid, and yeast, he creates a colorful chemical reaction. Consider this combination...
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In Praise of Yeast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The fungus yeast makes items like bread and beer delicious! See how yeast reproduces and hear what is happening chemically. Use this clip in your introductory college biology classroom.
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Alcoholic Fermentation in Yeast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Biology learners investigate the effect of sucrose concentration on yeast alcoholic fermentation. During the activity,they compare and contrast the processes of cellular respiration and alcoholic fermentation. They design an experiment...
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Chemical and Physical Changes

For Students 7th - 9th
Though it states that it is a learning exercise, this technically is a set of directions for a series of six activities exploring physical and chemical changes. Chemistry or introductory physical science aces examine carbon dioxide...
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Measuring Temperature and the Production of CO2 in Yeast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use a model experiment to complete an experiment on yeast. In groups, they identify the independent and dependent variables and use the scientific method to complete the activity. They record their observations and discuss them...
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Yeast: A Helpful Fungus

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore what causes bread to rise and how fungus is found in many forms. In this fungus lesson students complete a yeast lab and discuss what happened.