Maple Sugaring: class discussion of carbohydrates for Oct. 18th

In the Climate Wisconsin video below, what connections to biological macromolecules can you spot?


How are carbohydrates involved? What roles are they playing? As a maple tree is getting ready for spring, what kind of reaction that we’ve seen in the reading is taking place?

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Key Terms for Biological Macromolecules

We’ll be wrapping up our introduction to biological macromolecules soon. Here are the terms you should be familiar with for this part of the course.

Monomer
Polymer
Skeletal Structure
Dehydration Synthesis
Hydrolysis
Monosaccharide
Polysaccharide
Nucleotide Continue reading Key Terms for Biological Macromolecules