Students will be introduced to the concept of enzymes as catalysts for chemical reactions. They will demonstrate the properties of three common enzymes: papain from pineapples, catalase in various substances, and invertase in yeast. They will relate enzymes to reaction rates and connect their previous lesson on bioluminescence.
1. Demonstrate the properties of three enzymes
2. Demonstrate the properties of three enzymes
3. Relate enzyme activity to bioluminescence
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enzymes, chemical reactions, activation energy
Last updated: 3/4/2015