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Q3 – Week 1 – 19-20

week 1

Week of 1/27 – 1/31
1/27 – Monday – period 7 – Academic Study Hall – 
Study your Vocabulary words!!!!
1.  Homework Energy Review Form 1
2.  Catalyzed reactions – (what biological enzymes would do)
3.  Complete the catalase lab in terms of the graphs!
The reaction from the lab :  H2O2  –> O2  +  H2O + Heat was moving toward Equilibrium!
Also because group placed 3 ml of hydrogen peroxide with 7 ml of catalase there was an initial very fast reaction rate but it decreased quick as most of the substrate was reacted and used up.  The forward reaction was becoming less spontaneous and the reverse was becoming more spontaneous!
-Another concept that you need to understand is that if you increase the substrate too much you could reach the limit of the enzyme. That means you could be reaching the substrate saturation point where the enzyme is at its fastest and having more of the substrate will not make the reaction go any faster.
Todays Demo:             2H2O2     ->    2H2O    +    O2
                             Very small rate of reaction until a catalyst was added.
Today’s demo:  Just lowering the Ea (activation) but not increasing the ΔG .
                               Elephant’s Toothpaste.
Enthapy Driven/sometimes rule
Icy Hot Demo:
CaC2(s) + 2H2O(l, g) → C2H2(g) + Ca(OH)2 (s)    (produces the acetylene gas, C2H2)
2C2H2(g) + 5O2(g) → 4CO2(g) + 2H2O(g)             (acetylene gas reacts with oxygen, O2)
Both reactions are spontaneous as they both occur. 
 Is heat leaving or going into the reaction?
1/27 – Monday – Homework
1.  Study for the Energy Test – Vocab words!  – one period test!
The following forms are on auto-reply for your review purposes!
ATP/Enzyme Form
Catalase Form
Energy Test Form 
2. Complete the Energy Review II below:
End of Monday..

1/28- Tuesday –  Period 7,8 Lab
1.  Energy Test – Please view the changes to the Energy Study page in quarter 2.
2. Cell respiration continues with diagrams..
Green Monster Demo:
This was a catalyzed reaction that lowered the activation energy and increased the rate of the reaction. 
1/28 – Tuesday Homework:
No homework!
End of  Tuesday!

1/29 – Wednesday – period 6 – Academic Study Hall

                                       period 7 –    
1.  Review the Energy Test –
2. Vitamins and Minerals – presentation
3.  Explain HW: Homework review – Categorizing the three major components of  Cellular respiration
4. Cellular Respiration Overview – Note taking started!!
 Cellular Respiration Chart.pdf
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 Cell respiration Bio Notes pics 4 pages.pdf
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1/29 –  Wednesday Homework – 3 parts!
1. Please play the 2 lectures and follow along with me with Atomic Structure – subatomic particles.pdf   
    worksheet.  The key to the worksheet is posted below so at anytime you just want to complete   
    the worksheet because you get it, please go ahead and do so.
2.  Complete the Atomic Structure – Ions ..pdf  worksheet and review with the key posted below the  


lecture part 1:


lecture part 2:


3.  Please complete the form:

Subatomic Particle Form


Atomic Structure – subatomic particles.pdf
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Atomic Structure – subatomic particles Key.pdf
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Atomic Structure – Ions ..pdf
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Atomic Structure – Ions 2013 key.pdf

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End of Wednesday..

1/30 –  Thursday period 6
                                          period 7
Vitamin and Mineral Lesson – 
glucose      –> Electron Carriers (NAD+, FAD) –>  Electron transport System  (Oxygen bonds with H+ to make H2O)
   High Energy                  oxidize glucose                                 high energy electrons used to pump H+ ions against gradient
       Electrons                                                                                      these H+ rush out of membrane giving atp synthase energy
Today we learned that the energy that we harness from glucose (from the food we eat) is due to high energy electrons that exist in C – H bonds.  These electrons are shared equally because the Carbon and the Hydrogen have almost the same attraction for electrons which allows electrons to have the most freedom.  Electrons with the most freedom have the greatest potential energy.  When they are held closer to one or another atom the electrons “feel” the nucleus more thus have less potential energy.  
The “slow” burn of glucose occurs as we take the high energy of the C-H electrons and convert them into lower energy electrons. This is accomplished by slowly taking these electrons away from the glucose in each stage of cellular respiration ( Glycolysis, Pyruvate oxidation, Citric Acid Cycle, Oxidative Phosphorylation) and combining with the final electron acceptor, oxygen and water is made.   In water the electrons are held more tightly or are pulled more to the oxygen (who loves to grab electrons) These electrons are held closer to one of the atoms in a bond and have less freedom leading to a release of energy which is used to make ATP.
Do not forget there is whole host of enzymes that catalyze the many steps needed to slowly grab the high energy electrons.  There are also co-enzymes (vitamins!) that help carry these electrons into electron transport system.  They include NADH (Vitamin – Niacin), FAD (Vitamin – Vitamin B2 – riboflavin).
Do some vitamins give us energy? No but they help get the free energy!!!                                                                                              to create 34 ATP
1.  REDOX : Who is getting oxidized and and reduced:  Slide 9 – 17 in Cell Respiration presentation
2. High energy electrons – 
        a) Identification of Protons, neutrons, electrons
        b) Ions vs Atoms
        c) Atoms become ions to become stable
        d) stability is based upon completing electron shells
        e) Ionic Bonding – transfer of electrons to be stable
        f) Covalent Bonding – sharing electrons to be stable
Atomic Structure – subatomic particles.pdf
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Atomic Structure – subatomic particles Key.pdf
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Atomic Structure – Ions ..pdf
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Atomic Structure – Ions 2013 key.pdf

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Cellular Respiration

Vitamins and Minerals


Elvira the outer most electron!  Electrons that gain electron hold onto electrons tightly and have a smaller radius, like oxygen, which is what oxidation was named from.
 1/30 Thursday Homework:
1.  Please read below:
2: Please watch the lecture and then answer the questions below:
The electrons that we initially drew in the worksheets that we filled out today in class were placed outside the nucleus. We learned that these negative particles exist in the empty space outside the very small nucleus.  In truth they are actually arranged in shells and the periodic table that I gave you gives you the organization of the electrons in these shells.  For example Na or sodium.

      This atom has 11 proton       =  +11   (inside the nucleus)
and ……………11 electrons   =  -11   (outside the nucleus)
                                                             Neutral  = atom are always 0 charge

How are they arranged?  

The 11 electrons are arranged in 3 shells.

2     –     8    –    1
                                         2 electrons         8 electrons     1 electron
in 1st shell        in 2nd shell    in 3rd shell

Maximum numbers that can fill 1st shell   = 2 electrons
                                                                 2nd shell = 8 electrons
Noble gases, the elements in the last column of the periodic table ARE THE MOST STABLE because they have filled energy levels and ATOMs that do not have filled electron shell CHANGE (oxidize or reduce) to ACHIEVE the stability (low energy of the noble gases).
  These elements have filled electron shells
and thus do not react. They are stable (low energy because of how their electrons are arranged.  ALL ATOMs react to get filled Shells
The numbers with the dashes below the element symbol tell us the how each atom is arranged.
the key is that WHEN ELECTRONS FILL A SHELL those electrons are stable (LOW ENERGY) and are not going to be removed (oxidized).  It only the electrons that farther away from the nucleus, in higher shells that high enough energy to be removed. So in the case of Na (sodium) it becomes +! by losing an electron and becomes stable (releases free energy) to become Na+1.
                                                        Na  —>  Na+1  +  1e–  + Free Energy
                     High energy atom —->   low energy ion
                                                   2 – 8 – 1 —->   2 – 8
What happened here?  One electron from the 3rd energy level was lost so that electron arrangement (electron configuration) could become a filled.  By losing one the second shell is filled only and that is more stable (low energy) than the having just 1 electron in the 3rd shell.  SO Na+ is AS Stable as Ne because the both have the same electron arrangement.
                                            Na+                          Ne
                                                                  2 – 8                                     2 – 8
                                                      by losing 1 e–                             naturally   occurring
                       So Na reacts to become Na+ when it bonds!!!!
How would Cl react when it bonds?
                                      1e  +     Cl    —>     Cl-1    +    Energy
                                                                            2 – 8 – 7             2 – 8 – 8
Chlorine is a smaller atom that has a large ability to Gain electrons (get reduced).  When it gains an electron it becomes as stable as  Ar ( 2 – 8 – 8).  Notice it gets stable thus energy is released.
                                            Na      +      Cl     —>     NaCl      +      Energy
                               unstable         unstable             stable Na and Cl
                               loses e            gains e         
                                         oxidizes           reduces
                                         Big Atom         Small atom
                                  reducing agent    oxidizing agent
Demo video:
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End of Thursday!

1/31 – Friday – period 6 – Academic Study Hall

                             period 7 –
1.  Metabolism – Presentation – through oxidation
                                     High energy electrons   —–>    Low Energy electrons
                                               e – get oxidized                         oxygen gets reduced
                                                from glucose                         accepting the low energy e-
                                                    C    :    H                                         H    :O
                                       Electrons held loosely  ———>      Electrons held tightly
2: enzymes and vitamins presentation
3: Continued with the chart.
   Proton motor force from 4 page notes—–> Electron Transport Chain Animation above
       How does the high energy electrons Pump H+ into the inter membrane space of the Mitichondrion?
                                      Glucose ———->   Cellular Respiration ———->  O2
                                       high energy electrons                                                                    low energy electrons              
Oxidation animation:
Oxidation Lab:
Mitochondria Animations:
1/31 Friday Homework:  – 
1.  Please view the video below and complete the form based on the mitochondria.
MC Form Tonight on Video below:
Weekend’s Form:

End of week 1…