Essential knowledge 2.A.3:. Organisms must exchange matter with the environment to grow, reproduce and maintain organization. Molecules and atoms from the environment are necessary to build new molecules. Carbon is at the base of all life.
Organisms must exchange matter with the environment to grow, reproduce and maintain organization.
- 4 valence electrons
Nucleotides – monomers of
DNA and RNA
Phospates make up the backbone of DNA and RNA
With a partner, write a few sentences about the properties of water that were observed in the weird water activities.
Compare and Contrast the following terms as they apply to the properties of water:
I did not know how neat you were!
Polysaccharides is used in nucleic acids and certain lipids.
Plants: starch (glucose monomers)
PolysaccharidesStructural in function:
Animals:Chitin~exoskeleton; cell walls of fungi;Carbohydrates, III