Bread science: Lesson plan

An indepth investigation, with masses of classroom experiments, for your students to explore the function of the ingredients within bread making.

Use practical experimentation to investigate and evaluate the working characteristics, functional and chemical properties of cereal and other grains.

Associated resources:

A series of practical experiments to investigate the functionality, working characteristics and chemical properties of cereals and other grains.
An indepth investigation into the function of the ingredients of bread.
Presention exploring a range of bread types available. Includes on-screen game to identify different breads.
Classroom experiment to investigate the effects of different ingredients in bread making.
Practical experiment investigating how conditions effect the growth of yeast.
Design a recipe based on scientific findings from the experiments in this lesson suite.


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