What is science? What is biology? Who can learn sc
What are the characteristics for what is living?
What are the levels of organization? What are examp
les of each?
What is the unifying principle of biology? Why doe
s it unify?
What is the scientific method? What are the steps involved?
How do you set up an experiment?
Define Atomic number, mass, isotope
What is atomic number, atomic mass, how can you determine how many electrons
What is the fundamental
between covalent and ionic bonds?
A substance that cannot be reduced to any simpler component of substance is
Why do water molecules stick together? Can you app
What are the unique properties of water? How are th
ey used by living things?
A solution is made up of a solute + a solvent. What does each mean?
What does hydrophobic and hydrophilic mean?
Why does pH matter? Can you apply your knowledge of
Compounds that help to prevent drastic changes in t
he pH of a solution are called:
What is a monomer? Polymer?
What makes something organic?
What are the four basic types of biological molecules? What are their monomers?
How can you tell what type of molecule something is by it’s spelling?
What makes a lipid saturated or unsaturated?
What are the stages of protein folding?
What types of carbohydrates are digestible by us?
What are the different types of cells?
What are the differences between eukaryotic & prokaryotic cells?
What are the parts of the plasma membrane? Why is i
t called a fluid mosaic model?
What are the functions of each part of the membrane
What are the organelles found in an animal cell? Pl
What are the functions of each organelle? How do th
ey relate to protein synthesis?
Can you apply your knowledge of organelles?
Introduction to Energy
What is the definition of energy? What is the diffe
rence between potential and kinetic energy?
What are the laws of thermodynamics and what are t
What is meant by endergonic and exergonic? Can you
What is an enzyme? What is its job? What can affect its function? What does it work
What is ATP? What is it used for? Where do we get
How do things pass through the membrane? Little th
ings and big thing
What mechanisms take energy? Which don’t?