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# Biochemical calculations

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### Biochemical calculations

1. 1. Today in Chemistry You will need: 1) Biochemical Calculations– 1 page 2 sides 2) Log #4 – Update w/ points
2. 2. Reminders 1) Test #3 Retakes/Takes – Ends Wednesday 2) Progress Notice to be passed out Wed – Please check grades for accuracy
3. 3. There are over 90 elements known in the universe. Yet, only a handful of elements make up most of any organism. The most common elements that make up living things are carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulfur. These six elements make up more than 96% of your body mass.
4. 4. You will be creating 3 graphs using the information from this document. Graph #1 You will need to access the metric converter on Learning Point to change your mass in pounds to kilograms. Using your mass in kilograms you will determine the percentage of elements in your body and create a double line graph.
5. 5. Graph #2 Create a bar or column graph that represents the percent of water in each of the different body parts. Graph #3 Create a pie graph that represents the percentage of mass of elements on Earth.
6. 6. Mass vs. Element Henry Smith, Per 9 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 O xygen C arbon H ydrogen N itrogenPhosphhorus Sulfur O ther Elements Massinkg Percent of Mass Mass in kg %of Water vs Body Part Henry Smith Period 9 0 20 40 60 80 100 Brain Bone Kidney Muscle Blood BodyPart %of Water % of Water Percentage by Mass of Elements on Earth Henry Smith Period 9 47% 28% 8% 5% 4% 3% 3% 2% Oxygen Silicon Aluminum Iron Calcium Sodium Potassium Magnesium Examples
7. 7. Task List 1) Biochemical Calculations – 1 pgs 2 sides – Due tomorrow at the end of the period. 2) Answer Questions in bullet format 3) Question #5 – Info Hyperlinked on Learning Point 4) Question #7 – Do as a Comparison Chart
8. 8. Homework 1) However much you need to complete so this assignment can be turned in by the end of the period tomorrow. 2) Any missing work.