Target Grades: 9-14
Using this kit, students will examine enzymatic processes that are commonly used in the home for making cheeses, tenderizing meat, and cleaning. Includes three experiments: Curds & Whey Using Rennet, Proteases and Other Meat Tenderizers, and Detection of Enzymes in Wash Detergents. Required, but not included: a balance, water bath, laboratory glassware including test tubes, graduated cylinders, and beakers; thermometers, test tube racks, distilled water, and ice. Designed for 24 students working in groups of four.