Enzymes (Updated)

Enzymes really know how to keep things moving along! Introduce these powerful proteins through a short video from an extensive life science playlist. Viewers learn why enzymes are specific in their jobs, important enzymes in our bodies, and what makes enzymes lose their mojo.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Add the video to a digestive system or enzyme lesson
  • Keep the enzyme action going by assigning a fun interactive
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should understand a little about sugars, proteins, and digestion
Pros

  • The video contains great examples of common enzymes in action
  • Narrator uses Pac-Man as a model for enzyme function—very engaging!
Cons

  • None
Common Core