Microbes Rule the World!
Quiz 3 COMMENTS
Given that the class material has chemistry that can be hard for some people, to calculate
your grade I will be using a modified Briggs scale that is more sparing (A, 92+; B range, 76+, C range
64+, D rang
Microbes Rule the World
Quiz 1: Some Comments
See PP Atoms to Molecules REVIEW if your chemistry is weak it has nice pictures and gives you a chance to catch up!
Chemistry and Metabolism
9. Why do you (or any living organism) eat?
Quiz 3 Study Guide (Last update: May 1st)
Quiz 2 is on Thu of wk 6 (May 3) and is worth 10% of your grade.
This file will be updated on Tue May 1st after class. Check the date (file name and in file) to get the most recent update.
Quiz 2 Study Guide
(Last update: April 17. All differences from April 13 file in blue)
Quiz 2 is on Thu of wk 4 (April 19) and is worth 10% of your grade.
This file will be updated on Tue April 17 after class. Check the date (file n
Metabolism is the sum of all the chemical reactions that run in your body to keep you alive.
There are 2 types of metabolisms:
1. To build you (biosynthesis). The food you eat goes to build your body. This
4. Heterotrophy. Getting energy: Fermentations and Respirations.
Heterotrophs such as humans use organics both to get
energy (catabolism) and to build themselves (anabolism, or biosynthesis)!
For either process, the bigger organic molecules in our food ar