Digestion Experiments

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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This resource consists of 3 sets of illustrated slides with voice over presenting detailed information and explanations of an experiment used to investigate the action of amylase on starch and the optimum pH for the action of protease on egg white protein. Results are provided and interpreted using tables and graphs. More detailed treatment of digestion experiments are provided in other Intel resources.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-7WS) processes and analyses data from a first-hand investigation and secondary sources to identify trends, patterns and relationships, and draw conclusions

(SC4-14LW) relates the structure and function of living things to their classification, survival and reproduction

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU150) Multi-cellular organisms contain systems of organs that carry out specialised functions that enable them to survive and reproduce

(ACSIS144) Construct and use a range of representations, including graphs, keys and models to represent and analyse patterns or relationships, including using digital technologies as appropriate

(ACSIS145) Summarise data, from students’ own investigations and secondary sources, and use scientific understanding to identify relationships and draw conclusions

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Experiments, Starch, Enzymes, Digestion
File type:
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
Date created:
Friday, 15 February 2008

Resource ID: f7ae7319-863e-4927-b05e-aa25aceae5a1