Proteins

Don't let protein whey you down. Video focuses on the importance and structure of proteins. It connects the four structures of proteins, the way they connect, and the chemical properties of r-groups. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use some class time to have students play Foldit, the protein folding game that contributes to current scientific research
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires prior knowledge of chemical reactions
  • Be aware that YouTube comments are open for anyone to contribute their thoughts
  • Video is the sixth in a series of 10
Pros

  • Includes closed captioning, which can help hold learners' interest in the video
  • Provides easy-to-understand diagrams
Cons

  • None