Through brewing, students will learn about yeast (fungus) and their decomposition abilities as well as some physical science (simple machines, solubility, dilutions, pressure, displacement and more). This lesson can be used as either an accumulative activity or an inquiry activity by having students compare the use of sugar, molasses and honey or by using different amounts of yeast.
Bread in a Bag
Oklahoma. Oklahoma State Department of Education. Bread in a Bag-Teacher’s Packet. Oklahoma City: 1999. Web. <http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/contentdelivery/servlet/ERICServlet?accno=ED439120>