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  • Macromolecules

    10.30.2013 1 0



    042 - Biological Molecules Paul Andersen describes the four major biological molecules found in living things. He begins with a brief discussion of polymerization. Dehydration synthesis is used to connect monomers into polymers and hydrolysis breaks them down again. The major characteristics of nucleic acids are described as well as there directionality from 3' to 5' end. Protein structure is describes as well as the structure of its monomers; amino acids. The carboxyl and amino ends of a protein are described. The major groups of lipids are included with a brief discussion of saturated, unsaturated and trans fats. Finally carbohydrates and their sugar monomers are discussed. Intro Music Atribution Title: I4dsong_loop_main.wav Artist: CosmicD Link to sound: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/72556/ Creative Commons Atribution License

  • The Carbon Cycle

    10.26.2013 1 1

    Mastery Charter Shoemaker

    The Carbon Cycle

    Teaches how producers, consumers and decomposers cycle carbon throughout the atmosphere.-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/ . Make your own animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle other professional animation services require.

  • Real Unicorn Spotted in New York!

    04.09.2013 1 1

    ChallengePost Charter

    Real Unicorn Spotted in New York!

    Today, April 9, 2013, a unicorn was spotted in New York in the Meatpacking District. Scientists are investigating if this is a mutant offspring of a known species. 

  • Biology

    03.08.2013 17 9

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