Science and Technology/Engineering
Additional Ideas for Developing Investigations and Learning Experiences and Suggested Extensions to Learning in Technology/Engineering are in Appendix III.
The Chemistry of Life
Broad Concept: Living things are made of atoms bonded together to form organic molecules.
|1.1 ||Explain the significance of carbon in organic molecules.|
|1.2 ||Recognize the six most common elements in organic molecules (C, H, N, O, P, S).|
|1.3 ||Describe the composition and functions of the four major categories of organic molecules (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids).*|
|1.4 ||Describe how dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis relate to organic molecules.|
|1.5 ||Explain the role of enzymes in biochemical reactions.|
Boldface type indicates core standards for full-year courses. An asterisk (*) indicates core standards for integrated courses.