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B Describe the types of chemical bonds. C Explain the pH scale and its use. D Relate the characteristics and functions of the four classes of macromolecules. E Recognize the importance of nucleic acids in inheritance. About the photo The photo to the left shows the Champagne Pool, a mineral rich hot spring at Waiotapu Thermal Park in New Zealand. CHAPTER 1 The Chemistry of Life What roles do chemicals play in life? What evidence do you see of chemicals in this hot spring? rom the time of ancient Greece until the eighteenth century, most educated people believed that all things were made of earth, fire, air, and water.
Imagine a long-legged wolf and a short-legged wolf. Relate the length of their legs to their ability to catch enough rabbits to feed their offspring. Would one wolf be more successful than the other in providing enough food for its offspring to survive? Would it be advantageous to have long legs? 10. Identify two ways that scientists address bias in their research. com/chapter_test Extensions 1. Choose a biological topic of interest and define a problem or question you have about that topic. State the problem or question as a hypothesis.
Saturated fats tend to be solids at room temperature. Butter and lard consist mostly of saturated fats. Fats are a more efficient form of energy storage than are carbohydrates because fats contain a larger number of hydrogen atoms and less oxygen. You will learn later how the amount of hydrogen and oxygen in fats and carbohydrates relates to energy, as well as the important roles that saturated and unsaturated fats play in the diet. Two other types of lipids important in cells are phospholipids and cholesterol.
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