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Looking for an alternative to glucose strips when you teach about lactose and lactase?
Find out how you can directly track lactose cleavage and metabolism using Go Direct® CO2 sensors. Join Vernier biology expert John Melville, PhD, as he covers a standards-aligned enzymology lesson with an updated real-world application. This phenomenon-driven investigation will allow students to explore lactase enzyme function firsthand by observing lactose breakdown and sugar metabolism.
What You'll Learn
✔ Learn how students can measure and track the CO2 production of yeast as it metabolizes lactose following exposure to lactase using Vernier Graphical Analysis® Pro.
✔ Get tips for highlighting real-world connections to nutrients and conditions like lactose intolerance.
✔ Walk away with our top strategies for teaching enzyme experiments using real-world examples.
Biology & Environmental Science
Educational Technology Specialist