We’re going to learn about a very small fungus, called yeast. Let’s find out how this special fungus helps us make bread.
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What happens if we put hydrogen peroxide and yeast together in a large quantity?
Are you getting enough vitamins and minerals? To find out, take this challenge! | Ages: 14-18 | Time: 30 min/day | Difficulty: Easy
Play this game and learn more about different animal behaviors. | Ages: 4-15 | Time: 30 minutes | Difficulty: Easy
Draw or paint and learn more about different animal behaviors. | Ages: 4-11 | Time: 30 min | Difficulty: Easy
Try this experiment around your yard or school to learn about animals/plants in your area | Ages: 4-11 | Time: 30min | Difficulty: Easy
How do organic amendments help plants? | Ages: 5-12 | Time: 1-2 hours at start-up, few minutes a day for 6+ weeks | Difficulty: Moderate
Test the effect of high salt soil concentrations on plant growth | Ages: 12+ | Time: 3+ weeks | Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Explore fluorescence (light) in food and plants. | Ages: 5-12 | Time: 15-20 mins | Difficulty: Easy
How does soil erosion occur? | Ages: 5-12 | Time: 15-20 mins | Difficulty: Easy
Compare vitamin C levels | Ages: 5-12 | Time: 15-20 mins | Difficulty: Easy
Test the effect a hard soil layer has on plant growth and root development. | Ages: 10+ | Time: 3+ weeks | Difficulty: Easy/moderate