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  • Students carry out experiments with yeast and market research to help them modify an existing recipe for a fermented drink (such as ginger beer) to produce a drink that would appeal to their school or community.

    The four worksheets in the download document below relate to the unit plan: Making fermented drinks.


    To investigate traditional fermented drinks in order to understand how the fermentation process occurs and how new drinks based on the traditional recipes can be developed.

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    This class case study investigates the effectiveness of the related teaching unit plan.

    Fermentation is one of the earliest examples of biotechnologysourdough is a slow-fermented bread and is one of the oldest types of bread.

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