In this lab, students will observe the function of enzymes and will learn many facts about enzymes. Students will observe the role of catalase inside living cells and will compare the enzyme catalase to the catalyst manganese dioxide.
Materials needed: Fresh plant and animal tissue, Test tubes and racks, Boiled animal tissues, Manganese dioxide, 3% hydrogen peroxide solution, Sand, Mortar and pestle.
Your download will include Introduction, Materials, Procedure, Student Data Pages, Follow Up Questions, Answers, and Teacher Preparation Notes.
This lab is most suitable for a high school biology class.