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Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
Extract the enzyme catalase from fresh liver, use it to break down hydrogen peroxide and test the activity of catalase under different conditions. [E]
Enzyme K-12 Experiments & Background Information
Catalase K-12 Experiments & Background Information
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
Alzheimer's and Inflammation: Exploring Enzymatic Pathways Involved in Beta Amyloid Induced TNF alpha Production [E] [E]
Seeking a Cure for Hay Fever: A Study of Inhibitors of the Histidine Decarboxylase Reaction [E]
Test for the Amylase Enzyme in Your Saliva [E]
Determine whether calcareous algae protect their enzymes from heat denaturation more than non-calcified algae. [E]
Show that enzymes are key components of chemical reactions in all living things. [E] [E]
Explore the biochemical basis for lactose intolerance [E]
Investigate enzyme kinetics, using catalase enzyme extracted from potatoes [E]
Leaves and stevia glycosides [E]
Demonstrate and explain what is Catalase [E] [E]
Test if starch would combine with glucose and exit the semi-permeable membrane of a sausage casing representing an intestine. [E]
Enzyme K-12 Experiments & Background Information
Catalase K-12 Experiments & Background Information

High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
Investigate how an enzyme converts sucrose into glucose and how this changes the amount of glucose we digest from different foods. [E]
Effects of Dilution on Carnivorous Pitcher Plant Digestive Enzyme Concentration [E]
Build a simple electronic device to measure light scattering in liquids, and use it to measure the effect of protease activity. [E]
Effects of Ethanol on Beta-Hexosaminidase [E]
Antioxidant Enzyme Activities of Drosophila melanogaster under the Exposure of WiFi 2.4 GHz Electromagnetic Field [E]
The Effects of Various Amylase Enzymes on Starch Hydrolysis [E]
Investigate enzyme kinetics, using catalase enzyme extracted from potatoes; enzyme activity function of temperature and enzyme concentration. [E]
Test the efficiency of lactase enzyme, with varying concentrations and temperatures of lactose. [E] [E]
How Does Temperature Affect the Reaction Rate between Catalase and Hydrogen Peroxide? [E]
The conversion of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) to water and oxygen gas by the enzyme catalase [E]
How the rate of an enzyme-catalyzed reaction is affected by concentration of the enzyme, the pH of the reaction, temperature and inhibitors [E]
Demonstrate the effect of the enzyme amylase on starch [E] [E] [E]
Measure the kinetic parameters of invertase [E]
Factors (temperature, pH, enzyme oncentration) affecting catalases and their effects on the body [P]
Find out how different types of solutions can affect the hydrogen bonding between antibodies and the antigens they bind to. [E]
Investigating Multiple Sclerosis: Antibodies to CD44 and a4B1 Differentially Affect Myelin-specific T Cell Responses [E]
Enzyme K-12 Experiments & Background Information
Catalase K-12 Experiments & Background Information

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