TITLE

Try this! Burping bugs

AUTHOR(S)
McRae, Mike
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Teaching Science: The Journal of the Australian Science Teachers;Mar2009, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Science Experiment
ABSTRACT
The article presents a science experiment that demonstrates the impact of temperature on the amount of gas produced by a microbe-like yeast. The materials needed and the step-by-step procedure in implementing the experiment are detailed. It explains the process of aerobic respiration, production of carbon dioxide gas and production of energy in yeast. The role of temperature in the function of yeasts and bacteria and its implications for food preservation are also explained.
ACCESSION #
37570186

 

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