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Carolina STEM Challenge®: Biofuels Kit

Item # 180950 Exclusive

This exciting STEM challenge will allow students to investigate the entire ethanol production process while learning about alcohol fermentation and exploring the role of enzymes. Students develop valuable engineering and critical thinking skills by competing to design an apparatus for measuring gas production during yeast fermentation.

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$74.25

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This exciting STEM challenge will allow students to investigate the entire ethanol production process while learning about alcohol fermentation and exploring the role of enzymes. Students develop valuable engineering and critical thinking skills by competing to design an apparatus for measuring gas production during yeast fermentation. This lab is designed for a class of 32 students working in 8 groups of 4.

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Components Qty Included?
Pancreatin Powder, 4 g 1 Included
Starch Solution, 1%, 75 mL 1 Included
Measuring Spoons 3 Included
Graduated Pipets 5 Included
Iodine-Potassium Iodide, 30 mL 1 Included
Centrifuge Tubes, 15 mL 20 Included
Yeast Packet 1 Included
Sugar Packets 16 Included
Syringes, 10 mL 16 Included
End Caps for Syringes 16 Included
Balloons 16 Included
Plastic Medicine Cups 32 Included
Wooden Stirrers 32 Included
Plastic Bags 16 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
250 mL Beaker, 250 mL with Warm Water (35–40° C) 1 Needed, Not included
250 mL Beaker with 200 mL of Hot Water (80–90° C) 1 Needed, Not included
Thermometers 8 Needed, Not included
Wide-Mouth Bottle (with cap), 1 L 1 Needed, Not included
Graduated Cylinder, 1000 mL 1 Needed, Not included
Permanent Markers 9 Needed, Not included
Timers 9 Needed, Not included
Warm Tap Water, 400 mL (for yeast suspension) Needed, Not included
Tap Water ( for students during the Design Activity) Needed, Not included
Balance (accurate to 0.0 g) Needed, Not included
Clear Adhesive Tape Needed, Not included
Weigh Boats Needed, Not included


Carolina STEM Challenge® Emerging Energies Series

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These NEW kits for middle and high school environmental science offer:

  • Exciting STEM components
  • Fun, challenging activities for students
  • Easy implementation, even if you are new to STEM
  • Unique topics in emerging energies

Carolina STEM Challenge® Emerging Energies Series kits engage and inspire students with fun, real-world design challenges in an exciting tournament-style format. Integrating STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) into your environmental science curriculum has never been more exciting or easier.

Carolina STEM Challenge® kits incorporate STEM components and focus on engineering concepts and practices in line with the Next Generation Science Standards. Student teams design, build, test, and compete in a cooperative-learning environment. This gives them the opportunity to strengthen their critical-thinking and creative problem-solving skills and reflect on their entry’s performance and what they could do to improve it.

Carolina STEM Challenge® kits are easy to use, even if you are new to STEM. We designed each kit to include everything you need for classroom success:

  • Warm-up activity with background information
  • STEM design template and challenge
  • Notebooking and literacy extensions
  • Materials and instructions to support small design teams
  • Grading rubrics

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