jel697
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Microbiology - Science Project Help, Please

Postby jel697 » Sun Nov 21, 2010 3:45 pm

I would like to know how microbiology is related to my science project of investigating yeast fermentation. And I would also like to know how to make this science experiment a little more interesting? Any suggestions?

carrolwicker
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Re: Microbiology - Science Project Help, Please

Postby carrolwicker » Sun Nov 21, 2010 4:10 pm

There are several projects involving yeast fermentation in "Science Fair Project Ideas" under Life Science/Microbiology. You might want to start reading here. I wasn't able to determine what your question is from your post. You could go in many different directions so you need to first determine exactly what it is you want to ask. If you manipulate something, what, based on research, do you expect to happen as a result of that manipulation? Hope this helps.
Carrol

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Re: Microbiology - Science Project Help, Please

Postby donnahardy2 » Sun Nov 21, 2010 4:12 pm

Hi,

It sounds like you are just getting started with your project, so this is a good time to do the background work that will ensure a successful science project. Microbiology is the study of microorganisms, and yeasts are one type of microorganism. First, I recommend that you read through the information on the science buddies website for doing a science fair project.

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... ndex.shtml

Next, you need to do more background reading so you can develop your topic into a project. You will want to ask a question that can be answered by doing a controlled experiment. Your question should be based on your reading. Here are some project ideas that will help you get started.

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p005.shtml

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... Agar.shtml

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p008.shtml

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p008.shtml

Please post again if you have any questions.

Donna Hardy


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