Advanced Placement / Biology


In this lab, students determine the ability of yeast to use different types of carbohydrates—sucrose and starch—for fermentation and monitor the reaction using an ethanol sensor to differentiate this process from respiration.

Source: Advanced Biology Through Inquiry


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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
2.1; 2.8 2; 4

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