Photosynthesis- converting solar energy into the
chemical energy of a carbohydrate.
Produces copious amounts of oxygen gas as a byproduct, which forms the ozone layer that pro
Basic Chem istry
Chem icalElem ents
Matter- anything that takes up space and has
Element- all matter, living and nonliving,
composed of these.
Each is unique (density, solubility, melting pt.)
92 naturally occurring eleme
Cell Structure and Function
Cellular Level of Organization
Cell- smallest unit of
and Virchow came up
with the cell theory.
1. All organisms are made of cells.
2. Cells are t
The Chemistry of Organic
Organic Chemistry- the chemistry of living organisms.
Inorganic Chemistry- chemistry of nonliving matter.
Organic- molecules and compounds that contain both carbon and