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Reinforcement: Biomolecules

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    27794
  • Word Bank

    cellulose
    enzyme
    nucleic acids
    carbohydrates

    fatty acids
    glucose
    hagfish
    nucleotides

    organic
    starch
    monomers
    phospholipids

    ebergy
    macromolecules
    chitin
    amino acids

     

    1. Polymers are made of individual subunits called _____________________________
    2. Chains of glucose make up _______________________________________
    3. Molecules that make up living things and contain carbon are called _________________ molecules.
    4. An aquatic animal that makes a protein based slime ___________________________________
    5. A carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of plants: ___________________________
    6. A carbohydrate that makes up the exoskeleton of insects: ____________________________
    7. Lactase is an _________________________ that breaks down milk sugar.
    8. The cell membrane of all cells is made of _________________________________
    9. Nucleic acids are  made of individual subunits called ________________________________
    10. Lipids are made of ____________________________ and glycerol.
    11. DNA and RNA are both types of  ________________________________.
    12. Large molecules made of many small subunits: _______________________________.
    13. Proteins are made of subunits called: ________________________________
    14. More commonly called sugar, its molecular formula is C6H12O6   __________________________.
    15. The food we eat provides the _______________________ needed for life functions. 
    16. A carbohydrate found in bread and pasta: ____________________________

     

    Match the macromolecule to the example

    ___ 1.  Vegetable oil
    ___ 2.  Bread
    ___ 3.  Lactase
    ___ 4.  DNA
    ___ 5.  Hagfish slime
    ___ 6.  Muscle
    ___ 7.  Pasta
    ___ 8.  Cellulose

    A.  Carbohydrates
    B.  Lipids
    C.  Proteins
    D.  Nucleic Acids