The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the worlds largest and most powerful particle collider, built by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

The Chemistry of Life

How do chemical recations impact organisims?

  1. Biological activities are based on chemical reactions.
  2. Energy is used or produced by chemical reactions in the cell.
  3. Carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids are important biological molecules.
  4. Enzymes control chemical reactions in the cell .
  5. Enzymes promote chemical reactions.

Key Concepts

  • Matter and Energy
  • Energy for Life
  • Life is based on Carbon
  • Enzymes

Homework, Key Vocabulary and Graphic Organizer

Class Notes

Class and Lab Work

Extra Work

  • Use the internet and your the notes to research five five polymers that you encounter in your daily life.
  • Lookup the chemical structure of each polymer and draw its chemical structure.
  • List one or two uses of each polymer.

Honors Bio

Blue Team

Extra Help

I am available for extra help most days:

  • Before school from 7:00 to 7:20 AM
  • During the day when I am free
  • After school until 3:00 PM.

Please check with me if you plan on staying after to make sure I don't have a meeting or other obligation. Faculty meetings are usually Wednesday after school.

You can email questions at any time:

You should not expect an immediate answer after 10 PM or while I am teaching.