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Enzymes and Gelatine

Gelatin is made of proteins and enzymes breakdown proteins.  In the lab the students added detergent to tubes that had gelatin in them and inserted a marble.  As the enzymes in laundry detergent broke down the proteins the marble sank.  The experiment touches real-life event due to the fact that most stains on clothes are removed by the enzymes in your laundry detergent

  • Students measuring the sinking marble
  • Students measuring the sinking marble
  • Students measuring the sinking marble
  • different heights of the the marble from 10, 30, 50 percent detergent