Presentation on theme: "Basic Chemistry Biochemistry. Types of Compounds Two types of compounds important to life: Two types of compounds important to life: Organic Compounds."— Presentation transcript:
Challenge Problem 1. Why is water so important to living things? 2. Give one example of what salts do for living things. 3. Based on what you know about inorganic compounds, why do people drink sports drinks during exercise? 4. Give an example of a monosaccharide(simple sugar)
Important Organic Compounds Carbohydrates Carbohydrates Lipids Lipids Proteins Proteins Nucleic Acids Nucleic Acids ATP ATP
Challenge Problem 1. For two monosaccharides to bond together to form a disaccharide which reaction must occur? 2. The building blocks of polysaccharides are _____. 3. The following are organic or inorganic - HCl - C 6 H 12 O 6 - NaCl - CH 4 4. Which of the following is a monosaccharide? a. sucrose b. fructose c. maltose d. glucose
Quick Quiz 2 of 2 1. Enzymes are made of what kind of important organic molecule? 2. Why do we need carbohydrates? 3. Give two examples of sources of lipids for humans 4. Why is ATP such an important molecule?