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  • A year 8 class developed recipes for fermented drinks by adapting traditional recipes and taking into account consumer surveys and optimum growing conditions of yeast.


    This class case study investigates the effectiveness of the teaching unit plan Making fermented drinks and Fermented drinks worksheets.

    Students began by developing an understanding of the fermentation process and developed new drinks based on traditional recipes. Taste testing, science experiments and a consumer survey informed the design of the drinks.

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    Activity idea

    In this fermentation activity students set up an alcoholic fermentation, prepare and view a slide of bacteria responsible for monolactate fermentation and find out about gut bacteria fermentation.

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    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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