Yeast is a fungi that lives on fruit naturally. It feeds on the fruit's sugar and converts it to carbon dioxide and water. In the absence of air, sugar is fermented by some yeasts to alcohol and carbon dioxide. A process necessary for making bread, wine and beer. Yeast is a fungi. If you would like to learn more about fungi check out the following fungi projects.




There is yeast used in bread. Bread is usually made from wheat. To learn more about wheat and how it's grown try the assignment.

This is a grade 2-3 Assignment worksheet found in the linked workbook is made for grades 2-3 students but can be used for older students as well.





©2000 Teaching Treasures™ Publications