Microbiology in Food Systems

Microbiology In Food Systems Experiments includes 4 food science experiments related to microbiology and fermentation for use in middle and high school science classes. 

See below for teacher information and activity guides, sample data tables and student activity guides.

 

Teacher Information Sheet and Visual Masters

Experiment 1: What Affects Yeast Growth?

Teacher Activity Guide

Student Activity Guide

Experiment 2: Root Beer Production

Teacher Activity Guide

Student Activity Guide

Experiment 3: Tempeh, Soy Sauce, and Other Mold-Fermented Food Products

Teacher Activity Guide

Student Activity Guide 

Experiment 4: Desirable Microbial Growth in Foods: Pickle Fermentation

Teacher Activity Guide

Student Activity Guide