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Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
The effect of maturity level on malic acid, brix, and starch levels in various apples [P]
Starch test in foods [E] [E]
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Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
Comparing the Rate of Yeast Fermentation on Natural Sugar vs. Artificial Sweetener [E]
Determine what is responsible for the fermentation of Idli, a popular Indian snack. [E]
Polarimetry and Hydrolysis of Sucrose [E]
The Effects of Fructose Enhanced Ocean Water on Rice Plant Growth [E]
Does controlled atmosphere storage affect the malic acid and starch levels in apples? [E] [P]
Are there differences in leaf pigments and starch content of healthy and dying leaves? [E]
Prove that increased leaf starch increases the process of photosynthesis in the green plant [E]
What common equine feed will produce the most energy judged by the horse's blood sugar (glucose) level. [E]
Test if starch would combine with glucose and exit the semi-permeable membrane of a sausage casing representing an intestine. [E]
Learn if a hamster could produce more energy on a complex carbohydrate diet or a protein diet. [E]
Diabetes Science Fair Projects
Starch Experiments & Background Information

High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
Demonstrate the effect of the enzyme amylase on starch [E] [E] [E]
Study the ability of a glucose solution to rotate polarized light. [E]
Determine if the presence of a carbohydrate (starch, complex sugar, fiber) affect the absorption rate of a Bayer Aspirin tablet. [E]
What foods contain carbohydrates, lipids, and/or proteins? [E]
Determine what type of carbohydrate is utilized best in the alcoholic fermentation process. [E]
Inhibition of Cell Recognition and Reaggregation by Chitin and Chitinase in the Sponge Microciona prolifera [E]
Genetics and Biochemistry of Sialylation in Vibrionaceae [E]
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Starch Experiments & Background Information

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