Yeast investigation

An investigation for year 5 and P6, linking to the topic properties and changes of materials and properties and uses of substances. Yeast is a living thing. In this investigation, pupils will try to discover the best habitat for yeast to make the best pizza dough.

This downloadable pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan, which includes a scientific explanation.
  • A PowerPoint presentation explaining what yeast is.
  • A printable set of group instructions.
  • Instructions for a speedy science activity on popcorn (this is a quick 10 min science demonstration done by a teacher).
Year 5
Properties and changes of materials
Yeast investigation

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