Enzymes and ... Pac-Man?

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What did the enzyme tell her substrate? You complete me! An instructive video uses a great comparison of enzyme shape and function to the game Pac-Man. After explaining the concepts, the resource offers a real-world example that many scholars have likely heard of: lactose intolerance. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Go to www.amoebasisters.com to download video handouts
  • Have students play Pac-Man if they are not familiar with the game
Classroom Considerations

  • Video is perfect for homework in a flipped classroom
  • Lesson best fits after learning about proteins as an introduction to enzymes
  • The third in a series of 33 videos
Pros

  • The comment section is monitored for language
  • Uses engaging graphics throughout the video
Cons

  • None