Biotech Cheese

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Demonstration kit:
Includes enough materials for one demonstration.
biotech cheese

Grades 6-12 (Kit)

Use this kit to make two batches of cottage cheese—one using traditional calf rennet and one using rennet created using biotechnology, Fermentation-produced Chymosin (FPC). Kit includes recipe, cheesecloth, animal rennet (tablet), biotech rennet (liquid), and pipette. This is a great activity for exploring the science and technology used in the cheese industry. 

View the associated lesson plan Science You Can Eat, to complement this kit.

Additional lesson plans associated with this kit can be found on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix.

Please Note: If you are not using this kit immediately, the contents of the kit need to be stored in a refrigerator. DO NOT place in the freezer. Please use this kit within 3 months.

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