Type:

Other, Manual

Description:

This video (14:09) is third in the Crash Course Biology series. It covers molecules that make up every living thing - carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins - and how we find them in our environment and in the food that we eat. 

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Life Sciences

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

biological molecules carbohydrates lipids proteins nucleic acids food biolography william prout urea energy monosaccharides glucose fructose disaccharides sucrose polysaccharides simple sugars cellulose starch glycogen glycerol fatty acid triglyceride phospholipid steroid cholesterol enzymes antibodies hormones amino acids nitrogen polypeptides protein synthesis biology molecule

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

SCI.9-12.SC.912.L.18.2: Science

Describe the important structural characteristics of monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides and explain the functions of carbohydrates in living things.

SCI.9-12.SC.912.L.18.3: Science

Describe the structures of fatty acids, triglycerides, phospholipids, and steroids. Explain the functions of lipids in living organisms. Identify some reactions that fatty acids undergo. Relate the structure and function of cell membranes.
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2014-08-06.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

Brothers John and Hank Green have created these engaging and accurate “crash course” videos on topics ranging from chemistry to world history, biology, literature, and ecology.  Each video is 10 – 15 minutes long and suitable for all ages, though the content (and humor) may be less suited for the elementary level.  You can learn more about the specific contents of this particular video (from the Biology collection) by clicking the information tab above.  These videos serve multiple purposes well from use in the classroom to facilitating one’s own lifelong learning.  
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Curriki Review System
August 6, 2014

This video is part of the larger collection called Crash Course Biology. You can learn more about this collection by reading its review and comments. You can also find the most recent Crash Course videos in all subjects at the Crash Course YouTube channel .

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