Digest your food

Digest your food
Publication Date: February, 2014
Type of Resource: Lesson Plan

This online resource looks at methane production in methane.

The resource contains background notes, step-by-step instructions and student worksheets for a hands-on activity examining the production of methane by microbes.

Students can extend this experiment by comparing the gas production from different foods.

Australian Curriculum:
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