Host: Jamie Johnson - BSc (Hons), MSc, PGCE. Jamie is a Science teacher who is passionate about breaking down complex topics into digestible bites for students.
Enzymes have multiple uses in science, from catalysing reactions in living organisms to use in industrial and domestic settings.
This lesson looks at enzymes as a biological catalyst, and their use in living organisms to aid digestion.
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- Describe an enzyme as a biological catalyst, and describe what this means.
- Define a polymer and monomer, with examples from human digestion.
- Describe, with an example, the problems that can arise if enzymes are not present or don’t function.
This class is suitable for all ages, especially for students looking to revise a key concept in science in Years 10 and 11.