Fungi investigation

Linking to the topics living things and animals and biological systems, this fun, lesson pack is aimed at year 6 and P7. Pupils will find out that yeast is in fact a fungi and will plan and carry out their own controlled investigation to answer the question, What does yeast need to grow?

This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan with an explanation of the science behind the investigation
  • A PowerPoint presentation
  • Instructions to create a spore print.

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • sugar
  • salt
  • yeast
  • zip lock bags or balloons
Year 6
Living things and habitats
Fungi investigation

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