This demonstration shows that the combination of yeast, sugar and water will produce a gas that can be collected. This provides students with an opportunity to draw on prior knowledge to identify the cellular process involved. Students also have a chance to predict the gas produced and determine a way to test their prediction.
The demonstrations/activities in this resource have been designed to challenge students' thinking as well as initiate lively classroom discussions that support constructivist learning. These short... read more
Categories: Teacher Demonstration
The thermite reaction is very exciting, but also extremely dangerous. Iron has a melting point of over 1500oC and the reaction can reach temperatures of over 2000oC. This reaction was once used to... read more