HS-LS1-6: Formation of Carbon-Based Molecules
Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for how carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from sugar molecules may combine with other elements to form amino acids and/or other large carbon-based molecules. (Energy and Matter)
Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on using evidence from models and simulations to support explanations.
Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include the details of the specific chemical reactions or identification of macromolecules.
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Carbon-based molecules (e.g. proteins, DNA)
Energy and Matter
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