Materials List: Sugar Spill!
Bioremediation Cleanup Experiment

Each group needs:

  • 2-4 small test tubes or small plastic water bottles (small enough for a balloon to fit over the opening)
  • 2-4 balloons
  • 2-4 teaspoons of yeast
  • 2-4 teaspoons of sugar
  • Graduated cylinder (optional)
  • Enough goggles/safety glasses for each group member.
  • 3 copies of the Yeast Experiment Worksheet

To share with the entire class:

  • Vinegar
  • Water
  • Hot plate or Bunsen burner
  • Other materials students could add to yeast that may hamper or help yeast grow (i.e., lemon juice, chocolate powder, soda, etc.)
  • Triple beam balance or digital scale (optional)