6-8 Physical Science: Chemical Reactions and Energy


6-8 Physical Science: Chemical Reactions and Energy What is the relationship between chemistry and biology? How does the understanding of chemical reactions help us better understand plant and animal energy, nutrition and health? Welcome to Grades 6-8 Chemical Reactions and Energy, a multisensory and hands-on exploration of biochemistry. Highlights include over 15 hands-on experiments. Each chapter includes current and active links to multiple videos, hands-on activities, experiments, readings, worksheets, charts, interactive websites, games, full-color high resolution graphics, and more!

Take a peek inside: The chemical basis of life Biochemistry Sources of energy Chemical reactions in living cells Carbohydrates Enzymes as catalysts Amino acids Proteins Lipids The development of life on earth Photosynthesis The oxygen and carbon dioxide cycle Chemical elements Chlorophyll Cellular respiration Organic compounds Interdependence of plant and animal life Hemoglobin’s role Your carbon diet and much more!

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