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Enzymes: The Little Molecules That Bake Bread
By Emily Buehler | September 28, 2012
When I first began making bread, the science invo
Mayan Kings and Cities (300-1200
Mayan Kings and Cities (300-1200
In the early centuries A.D., the Maya built
an extraordinary civilization in the heart
Dry, scrub forest of the Yucatan
Dense jungles of SE Mexico
In 1517, a German monk, Martin Luther, posted 95 theses, or propositions, on a church
door in Wittenberg. These theses condemned many practices of the Catholic Church.
Luther particularly objected to the Church's practice of sel
Why are we studying
Chemistry is the foundation of Biology
Everything is made of matter
Matter is made of atoms
Preterit Stem Changing verbs
1. preferir - to prefer:
La semana pasada l
2. morir - to die:
La anciana se
comer en el restaurante.
3. servir - to serve:
4. repetir - to repeat:
5. dormir - to sleep:
9/12 - 9/15
1st 9 wks
Is a Spanish tv-show, drama-thriller,
that focuses on the students of a
fictional boarding school in a forest far
from the city
Name the 5 triangle congruence postulates:
What does CPCTC stand for?
What are some other definitions, postulates, or theorems we use?
BD B D
Reasons Word Bank:
NO-Macromolecules: Nucleic Acids & Protein
What is the function of nucleic acids
in the body?
What are the two nucleic acid
What are the monomers of nucleic
Draw and label a nucleotide.
What is one of the main differences
NO-Macromolecules : Carbs & Lipids
What are the 4 major classes of
What is a polymer? What are the
units of a polymer called?
What is the process called that builds
polymers? Draw a picture!
What is the process called that breaks
Chapter 2 Objectives & Outline
I Can Statements:
1) I can differentiate between atoms, elements, compounds & molecules.
2) I can identify the parts of an atom from a diagram.
3) I can list and describe the three types of bonds between atoms
Notes Outline Nature of Matter
Compare and contrast atoms and
What 4 elements make up 96% of living
List a few trace elements in the body.
Please draw and label the parts of an
atom. Indicate the charges of all parts.
How are ele
Notes Outline Enzymes & Chemical Reactions
What are the two processes involved in
forming and breaking bonds in metabolic
What are the two basic types of chemical
Compare and contrast endergonic and
Why is water considered a polar
Draw a water molecule and indicate its
What happens in order to create a
Draw a hydrogen bond here.
What creates ALL of the unique
Slime Mold Lab
This lab activity serves three purposes: to practice discovery-based inquiry techniques of
making observations and inferences, to teach you about barriers that may constrain the
movement of organisms,
Slime Mold Prelab Reading
In this two-part inquiry-based lab, you will use slime molds to understand the effects of
barriers on the movement of organisms. You will be working with a plasmodial slime
mold called Physarum polyce
Water is a Superhero!
Choose one of the unique properties of water from below:
-High Specific Heat
Then, pick a Web 2.0 Tool from the list below and use it to explain your unique property
Chapter 2: Chemistry of Life Study Guide
Please answer all of the following questions on a separate sheet of paper, and hand your work
into me the day of the exam. You should look for the answers in your textbook, notes, and
Some phenotypes determined by
additive effects of 2 or more genes
on a single character
phenotypes on a continuum
A note on dominance
Because an allele is domin