Biological Molecules

This topic contains videos and worksheets related to water, proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins, and minerals.

fat

Fats

This video is about saturated and unsaturated fats, cholesterol, phospholipids, essential fatty acids, and refined oils.  https://youtu.be/r5Va25U0Zdo Time stamps Why fats are important 0:22 Triglycerides – Saturated vs unsaturated  2:06 Trans fat 7:40 Essential fatty acids – omega 3, 6, and 9 8:38 Triglycerides in our diet 11:07 Fatty acid composition of oils 12:27 Unhealthy …

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carbohydrates

Carbohydrates

Simple and complex carbohydrates, sugar, starch, glycogen, glycemic index, and fibre. Downloadable worksheet available. https://youtu.be/ocIgEG2sbTU Time stamps Monosaccharides 0:22 Disaccharides 1:33 High fructose corn syrup 3:50 Lactose Intolerance 5:12 Polysaccharides 6:47 Cellulose 9:43 Glycemic Index 12:23 Soluble and insoluble fibre 15:10 Download Worksheet Worksheet Answers Fruit sugar vs table sugar How does sugar affect your …

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DNA

Nucleic Acids

This video describes nucleotides, ribose and deoxyribose, DNA and RNA structure and function. Downloadable worksheet available. https://youtu.be/1FrceiK8bUo Time stamps Nucleic Acids 0:28 Nucleotides 2:38 DNA structure 7:11 Make a complementary DNA strand 11:03 RNA structure 12:27 Download Worksheet Worksheet Answers Images from my Textbook: Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology for the health Sciences  Images from Pixabay …

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Protein

Protein

Explanation of the structure and function of amino acids and proteins in the human body, as well as where protein is found in the diet. Time stamps Amino Acids 0:39 Essential Amino Acids 3:38  Protein structure 4:36  Categories and examples of proteins 7:45 Enzymes 13:08 Denaturation 14:45 Non-proteinogenic amino acids 16:35 How much protein do …

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water

Water and how macromolecules are made

The chemistry of water, body water compartments, dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis reactions to make and break macromolecules. Time stamps Water and how macromolecules are made Percent body water 1:06  Body water compartments 2:20  Structure of water molecule and polarity 4:06  Hydrophilic and hydrophobic 8:08  Dehydration synthesis 14:10  Hydrolysis 16:55  Download Worksheet Worksheet Answers Images from …

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