Fermentation, It's a Gas- Jennifer Terpstra



Students will engage in an activity that allows them to see first-hand the process of fermentation by monitoring carbon dioxide accumulation. This this lesson should follow lecture or a lesson on photosynthesis and respiration.

Lesson Time

Instructional Time
52 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (5)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to give an example of alcoholic fermentation.
  • Students will know that fermentation is an extension of respiration when oxygen is limited.
  • Students will be able to explain how fermentation is related to respiration.

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