Email info@curriculum-press.co.uk Phone 01952 271 318

312. The Elements of Life

Description

To succeed in this topic, you need to:
Be familiar with the elements and the periodic table and that carbon is the key element required for living organisms.
Be familiar with chemical bonding, including covalent bonding, ionic bonding and hydrogen bonding.
Be familiar with how different combine to form chemical compounds with distinct physical and chemical properties.
Be familiar with smaller molecules combining to form macromolecules.

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet, you will:
Be aware of how elements are formed and the role of important simple molecules in supporting organic lifeforms, e.g. water.
Be able to identify the major elements required to form the molecules of life.
Be able to describe elements required for the main functions of key biological processes.
Be able to identify trace elements required by living organisms.
Be able to identify elements that are harmful to living organisms.

Download Type

.PDF (pdf) 609 KB

Date Published

April 2020

ISSN / ISBN

ISSN: 1351-5136

Copyright Disclaimer

The materials published on this website are protected by the Copyright Act of 1988. No part of our online resources may be reproduced or reused for any commercial purpose, or transmitted, in any other form or by any other means, without the prior permission of Curriculum Press Ltd.

Categories & Tags

Similar Resources

A Level Chemistry

93. Isomerism in Organic Chemistry

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet you will be able to: • Explain what is meant by...

A Level Chemistry

29. Answering Questions on Born-Haber Cycles

This Chemistry Factsheet will allow you to know: • How to convert Born-Haber cycles into numerical...

A Level Chemistry

206. Enthalpy Change of Neutralisation, ∆Hn Or ∆Hneut

This Chemistry Factsheet looks at enthalpy changes of neutralisation. It explores how to measure an...

A Level Chemistry

293. Mass Spectrometry

To succeed in this topic, you need to:• Be familiar with the structure of the atom; isotopes and...

A Level Chemistry

162. How to Answer Questions About Structure and Bonding

This Chemistry Factsheet gives guidance on answering questions on Structure and Bonding. The...

A Level Chemistry

183. How to Answer Questions on Enthalpy Changes

This Chemistry Factsheet gives guidance on how to approach answering questions on enthalpy changes....

A Level Chemistry

298. Metabolism: Chemical Reactions in Living Organisms

To succeed in this topic, you need to:• Be familiar with describing enthalpy changes during...

A Level Chemistry

233. Solubility and Solubility Product

This Chemistry Factsheet covers solubility and solubility product in Chemistry.This Factsheet...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Not Subscribed

Subscribe to A Level Chemistry to access 600+ resources, plus 15 new Factsheets each year.

Subscribe
Add to Wishlist
Preview
312 The Elements of Life

Similar Resources

A Level Chemistry

66. Maths for Chemists 2

This Chemistry Factsheet will cover logarithms and their use in Chemistry.

A Level Chemistry

45. Standard Electrode Potentials and Feasibility of Reactions

This Chemistry Factsheet will allow you to understand the concepts of ‘feasibility’ of a chemical...

A Level Chemistry

106. AS Chemical Bonding: Intermolecular Bonds

This Chemistry Factsheet is designed to help develop your understanding of intermolecular bonding –...

A Level Chemistry

31. Organic Chemistry 2 – Halogeno-Compounds and Grignard Reagents

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet you will: • Have reviewed the chemistry of the...

A Level Chemistry

135. Using Grignard Reagents in Organic Synthesis

This Chemistry Factsheet summarises Grignard Reagents by explaining what it is, how it is done and...

A Level Chemistry

97. Oxidation and Reduction in Organic Chemistry

This Chemistry Factsheet allows you to: • Recognise reactions of organic molecules as either...

A Level Chemistry

303. Ethanol and the Body

To succeed in this topic, you need to:• Be familiar with describing organic molecules as homogenous...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

Find exactly what you’re looking for.

Popular Searches