Biochemistry Teacher Resources
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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003 - Information for the Public
An information-packed eight-page article detailing the history of understanding active transport across cell membranes makes up the bulk of this handout. Two pages of reading comprehension and critical-thinking questions follow. The article is fascinating and illuminates the importance of aquaporins and the ion channels present in cell membranes.
9th - Higher Ed Science 6 Views 33 Downloads
Why We Have Pain, & How We Kill It
You'll be feeling no pain when you add this little video to your lesson on the the integumentary system, nervous system, or biochemistry. The star of the show lectures on the process of sensing pressure and pain, as well as on the science and history of analgesics.
10 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Fuel for Living Things
During a three-part lesson, learners make a cabbage juice pH indicator and use it to analyze the waste products of yeast after feeding them with sugar. The intent is to demonstrate how living organisms produce carbon dioxide, which is acidic and turns cabbage juice bright pink.
3rd - 5th Science 10 Views 10 Downloads
Grossmont College - Chem 116 Practice Exam 3
This biochemistry practice exam queries takers on the organic molecules. Pupils write IUPAC names, identify boiling and melting points of different compounds, and more. This is definitely designed for a college-level biochemistry course, but if you have an AP chemistry class that is addressing some of these concepts it may be useful for you as well.
10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Arctica - An Interactive Mystery
Rumours of illness, poisoning, and madness - a ship disappears without a trace! Read this interactive science story and use deductive reasoning skills to solve a mystery. This engaging resource gives science stars a chance to practice problem solving.
7th - 12th Science 11 Views 28 Downloads
Chemistry 116 Exam 2 Summer 2009
Written for an introductory organic and biochemistry course, this exam will challenge your class. They label functional groups and stereocenters on drawings of molecules, draw structures given the name, complete drawings of chemical reactions, and answer questions about the characteristics of organic compounds.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Chemistry Midterm Practice Exam
A comprehensive practice exam, this resource covers many areas of chemistry. The test includes 71 multiple choice questions on topics such as problem solving, chemical equations, chemical formulas, thermodynamics, acids and bases, and organic chemistry.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 333 Downloads
Performance Enhancing Drugs
There is science behind the adage, "Cheaters never prosper!" Biochemistry or physical education classes find out how steroids, blood doping, and other performance-enhancing methods claim to work, and how unreliable and even dangerous they are.
9 mins 9th - 12th Science 4 Views 3 Downloads
Metabolism Lesson Plan
Not a lesson plan in the traditional sense, this is a collection of resources with which you can craft a lesson plan on metabolic processes. It includes an outline of topics, some brief discussion, and a large array of animations, images, and diagrams collected from the Internet, complete with their links.
11th - 12th Science 8 Views 8 Downloads
Auxin: Indole-3-Acetic Acid (AAA), A Hormone with Diverse Effects: Synthesis and Applications
Students synthesize Indole-3-Acetic acid from 3-indolylacetonitrile. In this biochemistry lesson, students determine the effect of different concentrations of IAA on lima beans. They explain how hormones help in plant development.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Chemistry: Section Review
Review the 5 branches of chemistry and related terms with this worksheet. The focus of these activities is on terms and definitions. Learners answer questions about the study of chemistry, reasons to study chemistry, and pure and applied chemistry.
10th - 12th Science 23 Views 158 Downloads
Chemistry Comes to Life
Although biochemistry of the human body is a vital topic, it doesn't have a chapter dedicated to it in many biology textbooks. If that's the case with your text, you can use this resource as a guide for designing your own lecture and as a note-taking handout for the class.
9th - 12th Science 14 Views 88 Downloads
Chemistry Slide Collection
A huge slide show provides a review of almost every topic there is to cover in basic chemistry! Your young scientists will be interested to see each illustration and example given. The appearance of the 120 slides varies greatly, most with one or two facts or a helpful calculation to go along with the sub-topic covered in a group of five or six slides.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 26 Downloads
Nature's Smallest Factory: The Calvin Cycle
The two-step process of photosynthesis is explained to your high school biologists with a focus on the Calvin cycle. Using adorable animation, the cycle is likened to a tiny, sustainable factory. Even though the enzyme-bird rubisco and the enzyme-cat NADPh work the factory in this cartoon, the chemical reactions are each explained in splendid detail.
6 mins 8th - 12th Science 5 Views 3 Downloads
The Operating System of Life
How is a factory of robots similar to a cell? Examine cell structure, specialization, communication, replication, and more through the lens of a robot factory. Cell metaphors can be a fun concept as an assignment; after watching the video, challenge learners to come up with their own cell comparisons: a city, their house, the school, a company, etc.
4 mins 7th - 12th Science 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable