Biochemistry Lesson Plans

  • Lab Experiment
    Cancer Ras Gene Research
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

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    Experiment
    Students will do a BLAST and learn about how a mutated gene will code for a abnormal protein, affecting the organism’s phenotype.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
    HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Lab Experiment
    Metabolism Food Label Lunch Lab
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

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    Experiment
    Students will design a lunch based on the type of biomolecules in food they would eat.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Project
    Protein Synthesis & Regulation Model
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

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    Project
    Students will act out the process of transcription and translation using a physical model to help build a kinesthetic and visual memory of protein synthesis.
    NGSS Standard
    Gene Regulation
    HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
    HS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Worksheet
    Macromolecule Monomers and Polymers
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

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    Worksheet
    This is a good practice worksheet for students to practice matching monomers with their polymers. Simple and effective.
    NGSS Standard
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Lab Experiment
    Macromolecule Mystery Lab
    Student Handout
    Teacher Notes
     
    Experiment
    Students learn about the three food based macromolecules by testing for triglycerides, glucose, starch, and proteins.
    NGSS Standard
     
    Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty High School

More Biochemistry lesson plans are in the works.
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