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Bready Bubble BalloonAdd to list Details
Learners discover the bubble power of living cells in this multi-hour experiment with baker's yeast. Learners make a living yeast/water solution in a bottle, and add table sugar to feed the yeast.
Using Food LabelsAdd to list Details
In this nutrition activity, learners explore food labels and consider the nutritional value of foods. Learners also explore units of measurement commonly used on food labels.
Testing for Life's Molecules
In this activity, learners conduct tests for proteins, glucose, and starch.
Fuel for Living ThingsAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners observe what happens when yeast cells are provided with a source of food (sugar). Red cabbage "juice" will serve as an indicator for the presence of carbon dioxide.
Building BlocksAdd to list Details
In this activity (page 32 of PDF), learners investigate the nutritional needs of healthy bones and muscles.
Energy SourcesAdd to list Details
In this activity about the relationship between food and energy (page 5 of PDF), learners conduct an experiment to compare how much energy is released as heat from two different foods.
Biochemistry Happens Inside of You!
In this four-part activity, learners explore how the body works and the chemistry that happens inside living things.
Making Recycled Paper
In this activity on page 11 of the PDF, learners follow simple steps to recycle old newspaper into new paper.
The Gas You PassAdd to list Details
Although we may not admit it, all humans fart or pass some gas. In this activity, learners make their own model to mimic food passing through intestines and discover what releases gas.
Food for the BrainAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners dissect a piece of pizza to learn about nutrients important for health.