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Child-safe Edible Fermentation Demonstration

Description:
Students perform an ethanol producing fermentation reaction using a familiar source of energy (sugar) and recognize that the conversion of energy from the sun can involve a biotic process. Sources of sugar could be modified to make this an experiment as opposed to demonstration.

Related Topics:
8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12

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Child-safe Edible Fermentation Demonstration
Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12

Related Sub-Topics

8.3 Pretreatment processess makes sugars more available.

8.4 The conversion processess includes adding specific enzymes to make simple sugars available.

8.5 Fermentation processess use specialized yeasts to create isobutanol.