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Activity Description of "Digestive Enzymes Activities"

Title Digestive Enzymes Activities
Audience High School Biology
Abstract Two digestive enzymes are studied experimentally: salivary amylase and pepsin. One experiment is based on a BSCS activity in which one makes "artificial stomachs" to demonstrate pepsin action. The other experiment shows the action of salivary amylase on starch.
Author Robert Goodman
Email RGoodman@diana.hchs.hunter.cuny.edu
Unifying Concept Change, constancy, and measurement
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry Understandings about scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Matter, energy and organization in living systems, Chemical reaction
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