Effect of temperature on enzymes

This lesson describes how a change in temperature affects the activity of enzymes.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Enzymes are like chemical...

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Q2.Where is amylase first released in the digestive system?

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Q3.What is the pH of the stomach?

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Q4.Lipase is an enzyme that breaks down what type of foods?

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Q5.What does semi-permeable mean?

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Q6.In the visking-tubing model of chemical digestion and absorption, what results would we expect to observe when testing the water surround the tubing for starch and sugar?

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Q7.Which of the following adaptations of the small intestine ensure a constant diffusion gradient between the small intestine and the bloodstream?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Enzymes are like chemical...

1/7

Q2.Where is amylase first released in the digestive system?

2/7

Q3.What is the pH of the stomach?

3/7

Q4.Lipase is an enzyme that breaks down what type of foods?

4/7

Q5.What does semi-permeable mean?

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Q6.In the visking-tubing model of chemical digestion and absorption, what results would we expect to observe when testing the water surround the tubing for starch and sugar?

6/7

Q7.Which of the following adaptations of the small intestine ensure a constant diffusion gradient between the small intestine and the bloodstream?

7/7

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Effect of Temperature on Enzymes

This quiz will assess you on the knowledge gained in this lesson and some of your prior knowledge

Q1.What type of substance are enzymes?

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Q2.Which of the following features of the small intestine increase the surface area to ensure maximum absorption of food molecules? Choose 3 answers.

Select three (3) boxes

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Q3.What is the enzyme that breaks down starch?

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Q4.In the following hypothesis, what is the independent variable? "The surface area of the small intestine affects the rate of diffusion of food into the bloodstream."

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Q5.In the following hypothesis, what is the dependent variable? "The surface area of the small intestine affects the rate of diffusion of food into the bloodstream."

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Q6.What word describes an enzyme that is no longer able to carry out its function?

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Q7.How does temperature affect enzyme activity?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Effect of Temperature on Enzymes

This quiz will assess you on the knowledge gained in this lesson and some of your prior knowledge

Q1.What type of substance are enzymes?

1/7

Q2.Which of the following features of the small intestine increase the surface area to ensure maximum absorption of food molecules? Choose 3 answers.

Select three (3) boxes

2/7

Q3.What is the enzyme that breaks down starch?

3/7

Q4.In the following hypothesis, what is the independent variable? "The surface area of the small intestine affects the rate of diffusion of food into the bloodstream."

4/7

Q5.In the following hypothesis, what is the dependent variable? "The surface area of the small intestine affects the rate of diffusion of food into the bloodstream."

5/7

Q6.What word describes an enzyme that is no longer able to carry out its function?

6/7

Q7.How does temperature affect enzyme activity?

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Lesson summary: Effect of temperature on enzymes

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