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.

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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Vocabulary

Sugar
Hydrocarbon backbones
Chemical reactions
Amino acids
Carbon-based molecules (e.g. proteins, DNA)
Energy and Matter
New cells

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)


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