Metabolism

In this lesson we will define the term metabolism and look at examples of reactions in metabolism. We will then investigate the formation of lipids, amino acids and urea.

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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.What is the process of breaking down lactic acid in the liver?

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Q2.Select the TWO outcomes of lactic acid oxidation.

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Q3.The amount of oxygen needed to break down lactic acid is known as _____________.

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Q4.Why does a sprinter become sore after running 100m?

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Q5.Why does an athlete become fatigued after intense exercise?

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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.What is the process of breaking down lactic acid in the liver?

1/5

Q2.Select the TWO outcomes of lactic acid oxidation.

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.The amount of oxygen needed to break down lactic acid is known as _____________.

3/5

Q4.Why does a sprinter become sore after running 100m?

4/5

Q5.Why does an athlete become fatigued after intense exercise?

5/5

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Quiz:

Metabolism

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Q1.What is the correct definition of metabolism?

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Q2.What chemical formation combines nitrates and glucose to make amino acids?

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Q3.What chemical formation combines glycerol and fatty acids?

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Q4.Why is glycogen better storage of energy than glucose?

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Q5.What is urea made from?

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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:

Metabolism

This quiz will assess your learning of this lesson.

Q1.What is the correct definition of metabolism?

1/5

Q2.What chemical formation combines nitrates and glucose to make amino acids?

2/5

Q3.What chemical formation combines glycerol and fatty acids?

3/5

Q4.Why is glycogen better storage of energy than glucose?

4/5

Q5.What is urea made from?

5/5

Lesson summary: Metabolism

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