Unit 1 - Chemistry of Life

Established Goals (Grade Level Expectations):


  • St 2 - GLE-3  Cellular metabolic activities are carried out by biomolecules produced by organisms
  • St 2 - GLE -5 Cells use passive and active transport of substances across membranes to maintain relatively stable intracellular environments.

Overarching Understandings:

  • There is a relationship between structure and function in living systems.
  • All life is connected

Overarching Essential Questions:

  • How is all life connected?
  • How is structure and function related?