external image circle.gif

Ask: What does your body do to survive? What does it need in order to do what it needs to survive?


Investigate:

http://faculty.kirkwood.edu/apeterk/learningobjects/biologylabs.htm
http://www.okc.cc.ok.us/biologylabs/Documents/Organic%20Compounds/Organic%20Compounds.htm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8WJ2KENlK0
http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/bionet/biol115/t2_basics_of_life/lesson2.htm#Macromolecules
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/biochemistry/problem_sets/large_molecules/large_molecules_problems.html

  1. Carbohydrates

  2. Lipids

  3. Proteins

  4. Proteins: Enzymes

  5. Nucleic Acids

  • Structure/building block

  • Function/use

  • Examples of types

  • Examples of sources (food)

  • How can you test the presence of the macromolecule?

  • What will happen to the human body if too much or not enough of your substance?


Create

A product that will info others about the knowledge you've uncovered

Discuss

Reflect....Learn!


CARBOHYDRATES LIPIDS PROTEINS ENZYMES NUCLEIC ACIDS
Rachel


Christin
Kylie
Hannah
Nate
Dana
Jas
Vanessa
Taylor
Linda
Clara
Colby
Kelsey
Taylor
Caitlin
Michelle
Clark
Connor
Kate
Miguel
Ada
David




Wrap up and REVIEW:


(1) Fill in your responses as the Macromolecule Team present their knowledge. Biochemistry review sheet:




(2) Additional resource http://www.chem4kids.com/files/bio_intro.html. Use the information on the link plus the information you gather from the Macromolecules presentation to fill in the following chart.

Chart: