Cell reactions for 11-16s - blow up balloons with biology!
Tuesday 12th September 2023: 2.10 to 3pm (Online STEM)
Blow up balloons with biology!
+ Conduct an experiment to investigate if yeast is alive!
+ See cells under the microscope and learn where cell reactions happen
+ Watch exciting demonstrations!
+ Learn about experimental design and the respiration equation
Your home-education journal is already written!
Your booking confirmation will include a digital download containing joining instructions and link, equipment list and a summary of the keywords, key concepts and student activities planned for this session. You can simply copy, paste and adapt it for your home-education journal and use it to help you discuss the learning with your child afterwards.
Equipment (To join an entirely optional practical)
It is a good idea to have a whiteboard or paper, pen, ruler and calculator to hand in each session.
- Dried yeast (approx 4 teaspoons)
- Small balloons
- Warm water
- Cold water
- Pipettes / Syringes / teaspoon
- Test tubes / boiling tubes / small bottles or other containers with a narrow neck (the balloons need to fit over the rim) (ideally four identical ones)
- Pen and paper
- Ruler (older groups)
- Stop watch (older groups)
- A funnel is useful
- Sugar (a few teaspoons)
Links suggest sources of appropriate resources
Price is for one device (screen) to join for one session.
Upon booking you will receive a digital download (available for one year) with joining instructions and link, equipment list, home-ed journal text and registration form link (for photography consent form and opportunity to let us know any relevant needs),