For this lab, you'll need to add an item to your grocery list: one 0.25oz. packet of Fleischmann's Active Dry Yeast. You can find it at any grocery store. It often comes in a strip of 3 packets.
Want to save some dough? (See what I did there?!) Ask your mom or grandma for a packet...they've probably got one hanging out in the pantry.
The Scientific Method
The scientific method is a systematic process by which scientists try to reveal truth about the world. This method of investigation has four main steps:
- Observe and describe
- Formulate a hypothesis
Sources for Information
In order to create a thoughtful hypothesis and experiment, you need to educate yourself about the organism or phenomenon which you have been observing. Try these sources: