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Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for how carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from sugar molecules may combine with other elements to form amino acids and/or other large carbon-based molecules.

 
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Life is for The Living

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

You gotta have GRACE (growth, reproduction, adaptation/adjustment, cells and energy) to live.

 
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Pre-Lab Activity: Milk Makes Me Sick Investigation (Part 1 of 2)

High School Biology » Unit: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
High School Biology » Unit: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What is happening to your breakfast as we speak? Without enzymes, your favorite donut would end up a rotting mess, but have no fear your enzymes are working overtime to ensure homeostasis throughout your body!

 
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Identifying Organic Compounds in the Lab (Day 1 of 5)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 4: Molecules of Life: Organic Chemistry
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 4: Molecules of Life: Organic Chemistry
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Get your students acquainted with organic compounds in their everyday lives using this engaging lab activity!

 
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Conceptualizing Carbohydrates

High School Biology » Unit: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
High School Biology » Unit: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will bring an abstract concept into focus at their desktops by creating a model of how polymers are formed and write a explanation of the chemical reaction process.

 
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Communities & Ecosystems (Day# 1 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All living organisms and the environment are interconnected.

 
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Looking For Lipids

High School Biology » Unit: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
High School Biology » Unit: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can we identify one organic molecule from the next? Students will investigate the physical properties of lipids through a laboratory activity.

 
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The Periodic Table: What Does It All Mean?

High School Biology » Unit: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
High School Biology » Unit: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The elements on the periodic table are the building blocks of Biochemistry. Today we start laying the foundation of our understanding of how these elements cause chemical reactions that enable us to live!

 
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Mono-, Di-, or Poly-? You Be The Judge

High School Biology » Unit: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
High School Biology » Unit: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What do carbohydrates look like in the real world? Students will test, identify, and model the structural differences between mono-, di-, and polysaccharides.

 
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Pineapple Enzyme Lab (Day #1 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: 2) Cells ("Form and Function")
High School Biology » Unit: 2) Cells ("Form and Function")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Enzymes are protein-based molecules that catalyze (speed up) chemical reactions. Cell chemistry is essentially impossible without sufficient quantities of properly working enzymes.

 
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Communities & Ecosystems (Day# 2 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All living organisms and the environment are interconnected.

 
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Identifying Organic Compounds in the Lab (Day 2 of 5)

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 4: Molecules of Life: Organic Chemistry
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 4: Molecules of Life: Organic Chemistry
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be able to identify proteins, carbohydrates, saccharides, and lipids in the lab. Big Idea Get your students acquainted with organic compounds in their everyday lives using this engaging lab activity!

 
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Communities & Ecosystems (Day# 3 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All living organisms and the environment are interconnected.

 
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Communities & Ecosystems (Day# 4 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All living organisms and the environment are interconnected.

 
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Pineapple Enzyme Lab (Day #2 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: 2) Cells ("Form and Function")
High School Biology » Unit: 2) Cells ("Form and Function")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Enzymes are protein-based molecules that catalyze (speed up) chemical reactions. Cell chemistry is essentially impossible without sufficient quantities of properly working enzymes.

 
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digital
   

Pineapple Enzyme Lab (Day #3 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: 2) Cells ("Form and Function")
High School Biology » Unit: 2) Cells ("Form and Function")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Enzymes are protein-based molecules that catalyze (speed up) chemical reactions. Cell chemistry is essentially impossible without sufficient quantities of properly working enzymes.

 
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