Laboratory Notes: Food Tests

Food testing is routinely carried out in senior biology classes. Students test a variety of food samples for carbohydrates, such as sugar and starch, lipids, proteins and vitamin C. These organic compounds react with specific chemical reagents to produce a visible and identifiable change.

These laboratory notes contain instructions for tests suitable for use in schools

The digestive system CLE - Year 8

This online resource is an ASSIST Connected Learning Experience (CLE) to help teach Year 8 students about the digestive system in higher animals.

Description: In this investigation, the role of the digestive system is investigated in the context of modelling the human digestive system.

Learning intentions

Students will be able to:

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