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Unit 3 Biological Molecules

CARBOHYDRATES LESSON

  • Learning Targets, for this lesson
    • I can discriminate among common carbohydrates.
    • I can relate the structural differences to the biological significance of glycogen, starch, and cellulose.
    • I can illustrate the common reactions of carbohydrates.
  • Learning Resources
    • textbook Ch 19, Sec 1-6
    • study guide Study Guide (pdf)
    • study guide Notes: 19.1-19.3 (pdf) & 19.4-19.6 (pdf)
    • lab Introduction to Carbohydrates - Stucture and Properties Lab, Flinn
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 44A - Overview of Carbohydrates
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 44B - Carbohydrate Structure
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 44C - Carbohydrate Reactions

LIPIDS LESSON

  • Learning Targets, for this lesson
    • I can discriminate among common lipds.
    • I can relate the structural differences to the biological significance of triglycerides, steroids, phospholipids, and prostaglandins.
    • I can illustrate common reactions of lipds.
    • I can diagram the structure of a cellular membrane.
  • Learning Resources
    • textbook Ch 20, Sec 1-6
    • textbook Ch 20, Sec 7
    • textbook Ch 20, Selected Topic E.4
    • study guide Study Guide (pdf)
    • study guide Notes: 20.1-20.3 (pdf), 20.4-20.6 (pdf), & E.4 (pdf)
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 45A - Overview of Lipids
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 45B - Lipid Structure
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 45C - Lipids and Membranes
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 45D - Reactions of Lipids
    • lab Cholesterol Determination of Simulated Blood Lab, Flinn

PROTEINS LESSON

  • Learning Targets, for this lesson
    • I can illustrate the structure of a given peptide.
    • I can explain the four levels of protein structure and the types of interactions responsible for each level.
    • I can explain the causes and mechanisms of protein denaturation.
    • I can relate the structure of a protein to its function.
    • I can identify the roles of selected proteins.
    • I can identify chiral carbons in a givenĀ  structure.
    • I can recognize the biological significance of chirality.
    • I can illustrate the common reactions of proteins.
  • Learning Resources
    • textbook Ch 21, Sec 1-4 & 6-11
    • textbook Ch 18, Sec 2
    • study guide Study Guide (pdf)
    • study guide Notes: 21.1-21.4 (pdf), 21.6-21.11 (pdf)
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 46A - Overview of Amino Acids and Proteins
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 46B - Amino Acids
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 46C - Protein Structure
    • lab Isolation of a Protein Lab, Flinn

ENZYMES LESSON

  • Learning Targets, for this lesson
    • I can contrast the characteristics of enzymes versus inorganic catalysts.
    • Describe the role of enzymes in biochemical reactions.
    • I can recognize factors that affect enzyme activity.
    • I can describe the role of cofactors, vitamins, and coenzymes in enzyme function.
    • I can explain mechanisms of enzyme regulation.
    • I can give examples of how selected enzymes can be used in medical diagnosis.
  • Learning Resources
    • textbook Ch 22, Sec 1-6
    • study guide Study Guide (pdf)
    • study guide Notes: 22.1-22.4 (pdf), 22.5 & 22.6 (pdf)
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 47A - Enzymes
    • lab Enzyme Optimization - pH and Temperature Guided Inquiry Lab, Flinn
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 47B - Effects on Enzyme Activity

NUCLEIC ACIDS AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS LESSON

  • Learning Targets, for this lesson
    • I can explain the structure of nucleic acids.
    • I can explain the process of basic DNA replication.
    • I can show correlation between structure of DNA and RNA.
    • I can describe the roles of the various RNA molecules in protein synthesis.
    • I can explain the role of RNA and DNA in heredity and genetic expression.
  • Learning Resources
    • textbook Ch 23, Sec 1-6
    • study guide Study Guide (pdf)
    • study guide Notes: 23.1-23.3 (pdf), 23.4 (pdf), 23.5-23.6 (pdf)
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 48A - Nucleic Acids
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 48B - DNA Replication
    • activity Guided Inquiry ChemActivity 48C - Transcription and Translation
    • lab Chemical Testing of DNA Lab, Flinn

BIO-
CHEMISTRY

Course Details

Assignment
Board

Lab
Resources

Units:

Chemistry Foundations
(2, 3, & 7)
(9 & 10)

Fundamentals
of Organic Chemistry
(13-17)

Biological
Molecules
(19-23)

Basic
Metabolic Processes
(24-27)

 

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Questions?
Email Mrs. Steinbach
tsteinbach@thorp.k12.wi.us