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58 resources with the concept yeast

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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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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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Making Alcohols

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
How do you turn hydrocarbons into alcohols? Show your chemistry class the basics of ethanol production in a short, narrated video. It compares and contrasts the industrial process of ethene cracking with the ages-old fermentation...
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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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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
Students 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 plan, students design an investigation to determine how environmental factors affect the growth of yeast. They will collect quantitative data and...
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An Inquiry into Alcoholic Fermentation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce life science high schoolers 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...
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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 instructional activity,they compare and contrast the processes of cellular respiration and alcoholic fermentation. They design...
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Chemical and Physical Changes

For Students 7th - 9th
Though it states that it is a activity, 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 production of...
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Measuring Temperature and the Production of CO2 in Yeast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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Yo! Gert-making yogurt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scientists or chefs culture yeast to produce yogurt. The materials and a general description of how make yogurt are provided, but there is very little detail otherwise. You could use this as an activity when your biology class is...
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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 plan students complete a yeast lab and discuss what happened.
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It's Alive! Using Microorganisms in Cooking

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students create a KWL chart about food. In this chemistry lesson, students differentiate physical and chemical changes. They explain how microorganisms are used in food preparation.
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Yeast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the characteristics of yeasts. For this biology lesson, students conduct experiments to measure yeast respiration. They discuss the favorable conditions needed for growing them.
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Alcoholic Fermentation Lab

For Students 9th - 12th
For this alcohol fermentation worksheet, students design an apparatus to study the alcoholic fermentation of yeast. Once complete, students answer 8 short answer questions.
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Cell Energy - Bubbling Yeast

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify that yeast are a single celled fungi that are a great model organism for studying respiration in the classroom. They also fill the bulb of a disposable pipet (eyedropper) with yeast, then submerge the pipet in a test...
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ME402: Growth of Yeast

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the growth of yeast in a sugar solution. They verify the pressure of carbon dioxide using bromothymol blue. Students are asked to describe the difference between the contents of the test tubes used and to explain...