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