Basic Chemistry for Biology Students DVD

Grades 9-College. Detailed animation of chemical models introduces biology students to chemical concepts that are important to understanding life processes. The program next defines and illustrates elements, atoms, subatomic particles, molecules, ions, and isotopes. It explores ionic and covalent bonds and explains the biological significance. This program then turns to an exploration of some important organic molecules ”carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. In a final segment, it explores the structure and function of nucleic acids, DNA, and RNA. 21 minutes.