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Activity Description of "Hawaiian Pineapple"

Title Hawaiian Pineapple
Audience biology - all levels
Abstract Why do fresh pineapple and canned pineapple have such different effects on jello? Since pineapple fruit contains the protein degrading enzyme bromelain, this demonstration will illustrate some of the characteristics of enzymes.
Author Randyll Warehime
Email rwarehi@aloha.net
Unifying Concept Evidence, models, and explanation
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science Science as a human endeavor, Historical perspectives
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Matter, energy and organization in living systems, Chemical reaction
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