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Fermentation in a Bag

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In this simple experiment, patrons investigate the process of fermentation in ziplock bags with bakers yeast, warm water, and various sources of plant sugar.

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Fermentation in a Bag

Fermentation in a Bag

In this simple experiment, patrons investigate the process of fermentation in ziplock bags with bakers yeast, warm water, and various sources of plant sugar.