Carbon-Based Molecules Part 1. Biochemistry. Objectives. SWBAT describe the bonding properties of carbon atoms. SWBAT compare carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. Starter.
Carbon-Based Molecules Part 1
How Cleanly a hydrocarbon burns is based on the length of the carbon chain. Fewer carbons equals cleaner burning.
This is glucose linked as polysaccharides.
Starch (storage and source of energy in plants), glycogen (storage and energy source in animals, and cellulose (plant structure), are polysaccharides
This is a disaccharide known as table sugar