Lecture 10 - Chem 1A Course Outline: Bio/Life Theme...

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1 Chem 1A Course Outline: Bio/ Life Theme Molecular Recognition: Biological and chemical systems distinguish between molecules and regulate behavior accordingly. Reaching Equilibrium: Biological and chemical processes are dynamic and reversible, and the outcomes can be manipulated depending on conditions. Engines of Life: The energy currency (or coin) of living organisms is the making and breaking of bonds. Energy from the Sun: Absorption of light causes the rearrangement of electrons, which in turn causes the growth of living organisms. UNIT 2 * * Unit 2 syllabus on bspace Lecture 10 Got electrons? Chemical Reactions Key Idea: A chemical reaction involves joining, separating, or rearranging atoms. “Let’s face it, Fred -- we’re lost!” *If* you’re feeling like this: Try this: * Drop-in office hours, B12 Latimer, daily 9-5. * GSI and Instructor office hours. * Student Learning Center (http://slc.berkeley.edu). GENERAL PATTERNS of CHEMICAL REACTIONS
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