This resource focuses on the biological concepts of fermentation, aerobic cell respiration, enzyme function, and experimental design.
ACTIVITY 1 – BREAD ON THE RISE
Students design an experiment to test which sugar will produce the greatest amount of carbon dioxide so that they can win a baking contest. Questions include how to write a hypothesis, identifying variables, drawing conclusions.
ACTIVITY 2 – GRAPHING DATA: THE VOLUME OF BREAD DOUGH
Students graph data collected about the rising of bread dough at different temperatures. Questions include graph analysis, experimental design, and the effect of enzyme action on the chemical reaction.
ACTIVITY 3 – AN IMPORTANT CELL ORGANELLE
Students interpret a cell structure diagram and describe the importance of the mitochondrion, its reactions, and the important products it produces.
ACTIVITY 4 – REVIEW
Multiple choice questions and drawing graphs allow students to show their knowledge and achieve mastery of
COMPLETE ANSWER KEY INCLUDED.
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