For 9/27: Biological Macromolecules

Life is just a kind of chemistry of sufficient complexity to permit reproduction and evolution.—Carl Sagan

It’s time to look at some of that complexity.

To prepare for class on Sept. 27th, please read chapter 3 in Biology by Raven, et al. You may also find it helpful to read section 2.3 in E.O Wilson’s Life on Earth or chapter 3 in OpenStax Biology. 

There will be a short quiz on this material during class.

Please use the key terms to focus your reading efforts on the essential concepts of this part of the course.