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Testing for Lipids, Proteins and Carbohydrates
Students perform tests for the presence of certain macromolecules. In this health and biology lesson, students rotate in groups to three lab stations and perform tests for proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates found in familiar foods.
5th - 10th Science 59 Views 203 Downloads
Science of Slime
Students investigate the physical properties of a rather peculiar substance commonly known as slime. They devise and carryout a procedure for testing the effect of varying concentrations of either the poly(vinyl alcohol) or the borax solution on slime.
10th - 11th Science 10 Views 30 Downloads
Nucleic Acids ~ Information Storage and Energy Transfer
This is a polished presentation of the nucleic acids. It is unique in that it examines both the genetic material and the energy molecules. Usually these are addressed separately even though they are both nucleic acids. This approach is most appropriate for your biochemistry buffs.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Oils and Plastic
Peruse the properties of polymers with your materials engineers, chemistry aces, or emerging ecologists. The inquiries in this resource include puncturing polyethylene plastic bags, dissolving polystyrene cups, creating a polymer ball out of glue and borax, and discovering that different oils solidify at different temperatures.
5th - 10th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Nucleic Acids: information storage
This sequence of slides covers each main macromolecule that is involved with human structure and function. The history of nucleotide research and the way that they are formed is summarized, a diagram accompanies the explanation. The main examples of their function are listed.
9th - 11th Science 6 Views 41 Downloads
Biomoleucle Unit Review
Biochemistry scholars will be well prepared for an exam on biomolecules after completing this concise assignment! There are 75 short-answer questions about the chemical makeup, functions, and relationships between organic molecules. Learners will address carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, and enzymes.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 80 Downloads
Honors Chemistry, Organic Chemistry
Looking for a versatile worksheet on organic chemistry? If so, you might consider this resource. This resource asks learners to identify organic molecules, match terms with their definitions, determine bond angles and hybridization of molecules, and draw organic structures.
11th - Higher Ed Science 4 Views 45 Downloads
Materials and Process: Plastics
Students investigate the development of plastics in the twentieth century. In this plastics lesson, students complete image based discussion activities for the pictures and methods of polymers. Students create an object timeline organizing the manufacturing date of polymers.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Nanofibers on Your Clothes
High schoolers relate the presence of nanofibers in clothing to its ability to repel stains. They observe and contrast the characteristics of nanofiber, Scotchguard treated, and regular fabric then test the stain resistance of each fabric swatch with with various staining solutions such as grape juice and oil.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Chemistry of Life
For this chemistry of life worksheet, students review the difference between atoms and ions, cohesion and adhesion, and acids and bases. Students also review amino acids, nucleic acids, and isotopes. This worksheet has 10 fill in the blank, 9 matching, and 5 short answer questions.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 46 Downloads