Lab Activity: Milk Makes Me Sick Investigation (Part 2 of 2)

Unit 4: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
Lesson 11 of 11

Objective: SWBAT complete the laboratory investigation, construct an explanation of the enzyme activity , and hypothesize how this chemical reaction occurs in human physiology.

Big Idea: Uh oh - you just ate that bowl of ice cream, now what are you going to do? Is there enough lactase in your body to digest your lactose-rich dessert? Students will experience first-hand the chemical process of enzymes with this real-world experiment.

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Science, Biology / Life Science, digestion, activation energy, homeostasis, Biochemistry, enzymes, substrates, lactose intolerance, chemical reaction
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