USA S&E Festival Coffee Break 1 - January 2022

Ballpark Pretzels: Using Microscopes to Observe Yeast Fermentation of Sugar

by: Sarah Young

The experiment in this free chapter provides a hands-on lab experience for students to being their investigation into yeast and the fermentation of sugars. The experiment allows students to view the yeast under the microscope, gaining skills in using the microscope and creating wet mounts. The visual and hands-on experience creating yeast and watching it rise provide an excellent context for understanding the process of fermentation that is viewed under the microscope, and create a memorable, edible lab. This free selection includes the Table of Contents, Introduction, National Science Education Standards: Incorporating Gourmet Lab into your Curriculum, Safety Protocol: How to Make Cooking Safe in a Laboratory, and the Index.

Details

Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/24/2011Stock # PB290X_9

NSTA Press produces classroom-ready activities, hands-on approaches to inquiry, relevant professional development, the latest scientific education news and research, assessment and standards-based instruction.

Learn More