Carbohydrates, lipids and Food tests - Resources to Test your understanding

Powerpoints, videos and animations, a self marking quiz on lipids and carbohydrates.

Some tips

  • Number the carbons and understand when and how a 1,4 glycosidic bond forms.

  • Why it matters that you can form a 6,1 bond in order to branch a polysaccharide.

  • Why does it matter that polysaccharides are insoluble and mono and di-saccharides are soluble.

  • What is the consequence of Beta glucose forming cellulose

  • Which molecules have a 5 carbon sugar in mammals ?

  • Can you explain why fatty acids are non-polar and what is the consequence for the formation of cell membranes

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Try using these cards with a partner to revise Kidneys, nephrons, ultrafiltration, ADH, loops of henle, and collecting ducts

Instructions

  • Print onto card. Cut out, place face down in a pack.

  • Pick up a card

  • Explain the concept with a whiteboard or paper.

  • Use all of the words on each card

Then look up the concept in a textbook and correct your mistakes.

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Try using these cards with a partner to revise nerves, action potentials, resting potentials and synapses

Instructions

  • Print onto card. Cut out, place face down in a pack.

  • Pick up a card

  • Explain the concept with a whiteboard or paper.

  • Use all of the words on each card

Then look up the concept in a textbook and correct your mistakes.

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Recent research shows the effectiveness of self explanation

Try using these cards with a partner to revise respiration and photosynthesis

Print onto card. Cut out, place face down in a pack.

Pick up a card

Explain the concept with a whiteboard or paper.

Use all of the words on each card.

Then look up the concept in a textbook and correct your mistakes.

Work your way through the pack.

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