Are ants picky over their food? Do they have any preference?
The purpose of this experiment was to determine which flavor ants are most attracted to.
How to grow your own mold
Mold is a simple fungus. It gets its food from grains, fruits, vegetables and flesh. Mold begins as a tiny spore that lands on a food source like bread. Spores can be found in the air, on the ground and on you!
Does eating your breakfast help you perform better in school?
The purpose of the present research was to determine whether a positive relationship exists between eating breakfast before school and school performance. Ninety-six psychology students from Loyola University New Orleans took part in the study.
What are fungi?
Fungi have evolved to use a lot of different items for food. Some are decomposers living on dead organic material like leaves. Some fungi cause diseases by using living organisms for food. These fungi infect plants, animals and even other fungi. Athleteís foot and ringworm are two fungal diseases in humans. The mycorrhizal fungi live as partners with plants. They provide mineral nutrients to the p
How to grow mould in a moist chamber
The simplest method of growing molds is to put a substrate like bread in a moist chamber. The substrate provides nutrients, and the chamber maintains the high humidity that favors the growth of fungi.
How to grow your own yeast fungus
The yeasts are one very important group of fungi. The common yeast used in baking bread grows very fast. You can complete an experiment in two days! The basic idea in this method is to measure the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) released during the growth of yeast.
Various yeast experiments
Perform various experiments to demonstrate the properties of yeast.
Is yeast a living organism?
To answer the question, "Is yeast alive?," you will test whether the grains of yeast have two characteristics of living things -- the ability to grow and the ability to use energy (referred to as metabolism).
How does breakfast help improve a studentsí performance?
This science fair project was performed to find out if having breakfast every morning will help to improve the performance of students in school. The studentsí performance was tested by giving them memory tests and comparing the performance of those who had breakfast with those who had skipped breakfast.