Category Archives: Biochemistry

Scientific American Presentation

Scientific American Articles – print and bring a copy of YOUR article when you present

Scientific American Presentation Outline

Scientific American Presentation Rubric

Watch How to Present Like Steve Jobs

“Your mission in any presentation is to inform, educate, and inspire. You can only inspire when you give people a new way of looking at the world in which they live.” Robert Ballard

Due: Monday April 3rd

Closure: Wednesday April 5th

Lab #1 – Beetroot Permeability

Read and become very familiar with the Beetroot Lab – include rubric as last page of lab

Checklist For Writing Lab Reports

Due: Friday March 3rd

Closure: Monday March 6th

Read How to Include a Trend Line and watch the video below to refresh your graphing knowledge!

The Scientific Method

The Scientific Method Note


Complete Data Collection and Processing Skills as practice for your first formal lab report

Due: Tuesday February 28th

Closure: Tuesday February 28th

Watch and record your qualitative observations:

Watch Crash Course – Lab Techniques & Safety and Crash Course – Unit Conversion & Significant Digits

Assignment #3 – Enzyme Action


Complete the “Enzyme Action Assignment

Due: Tuesday February 21st

Closure: Wednesday February 22nd

Assignment #2 – Cellular SmallTalk


Read the Scientific American article “Cellular SmallTalk” and complete the Cellular SmallTalk Questions

Due: Wednesday February 15th

Closure: Friday February 17th

Assignment #1 – The Cell Membrane


Read the Scientific American article “Cell Membrane” and complete the Cell Membrane Questions

Due: Friday February 10th

Closure: Monday February 13th

Watch Crash Course – In Da Club: Membranes & Transport

Industrial Applications of Enzymes



Read Industrial Uses of Enzymes and know the specifics of at least one

Watch How it’s Made: Cheese, How it’s Made: Apple Juice, and Making Cheese with Mike Rowe and describe how enzymes are used in these industrial processes (enzyme name and function)

Extra Practice Questions – Biochemistry Practice Questions

Enzyme Activity

Enzyme Action Note


Complete the Enzyme Review Worksheet (answers)


Enzymes Note


Read pages 50-56 and do Q#1-3,6,8,9 pg. 57

For more information on enzymes watch – What are Enzymes? How Do They Work?

Spontaneity; Coupled Reactions

Spontaneity and Coupled Reactions Note


Read pages 135-139 and do Q#7-10 pg. 140

Read pages 141-144 and do Q#1-5, 7, 8, 10, 11 pg. 145

Study for Biochemistry Unit Test – Biochemistry Unit Test Review

Watch Crash Course Chemistry – Energy and Chemistry