Unit plan: What to do with whey waste?
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Secondary students investigate the properties of whey (a waste product from cheese-making) and find ways that bioprocessing can reduce the impact and/or amount of whey waste
To show the potential of whey waste. To demonstrate that a technological solution is the result of research and development of a range of options with the selection being justified in terms of its environmental effects and acceptability to the community as well as its functionality.
Bioprocessing, casein, curds, whey, junket, buttermilk, evaporation, food testing, whey composition.
- 01 December 2005