• For the biochemistry quiz, students should be able to:

    • Contrast, identify and give examples of organic and inorganic molecules
    • Describe the unique properties of water
    • Describe how organic molecules can serve to store energy
    • Contrast hydrolysis and dehydration synthesis
    • Carbohydrates
      • identify a carbohydrate by looking at a structural formula
      • identify the monomers of polysachharides
    • Lipids
      • identify the components of a lipid
    • Proteins
      • identify the components of an amino acid
      • identify an amino acid by looking at a structural formula
      • describe the connection between protein shape and function
      • describe the function of enzymes
      • identify an enzymes function by its name
      • describe the effects of pH and temperatur on enzyme action
      • identify the monomers of proteins
    • Nucleic Acids
      • identify the monomers of nucleic acids
      • identify the components of a nucleotide
      • identify the function of the types of RNA
      • describe the effects of a change in a DNA base
      • match complementary DNA bases

    For the cell organelle quiz, students should be able to:

    • List and explain the levels of organization in organisms
    • Describe how cell theory applies to all cells
    • Compare and contrast prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
    • Identify techniques used to observe cells
    • Describe the function of the following organelles
      • mitochondria
      • ribosome
      • plasma membrane
      • endoplasmic reticulum
      • lysosome
      • golgi bodies
      • nucleolus
    • Identify the following organelles in an illustration:
      • plasma membrane
      • mitochondria
      • ribosome
      • vacuole
    • Identify the components that are found in the cell wall of various organisms
    • Understand the importance of the cell membrane including:
      • identify the membrane in an illustration
      • explain the role of membrane proteins
      • describe how receptor molecules are important to cellular communication
      • explain how materials can enter the cell through means other than diffusion

    For the quiz on diffusion, photosynthesis and resipiration students should be able to:

    Diffuison

    • Infer whether or not a molecule could cross a membrane based on its size
    • Determine whether a molecule would need active transport to cross a membrane
    • Predict how cells would respond to isotonic, hypotonic and hypertonic solutions
    • Describe the processes and give examples of diffusion, facillitated diffusion and active transport
    • Predict the results of an experiment using dialysis tubing, iodine, starch, glucose and glucose indicator

    Photosynthesis

    • Identify the layers of a leaf cross-section and their describe their function
    • Identify the site in the chloroplast where each step of photosynthesis takes place
    • Identify the required material and products of the steps in photosynthesis
    • Describe the function of guard cells
    • Identify the parts of the EM spectrum that are most important to green plants

    Respiration

    • Identify what is produced in the phases of aerobic respiration
    • Describe the structure and function of ATP Synthase
    • Identify the required material and products of the steps in aerobic respiration
    • Identify aerobic and anaerobic respiration from an equation
    • Explain the function of oxygen and protons in aerobic respiration