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Metabolic Magicians

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

In this activity, students understand the relationship between enzyme reaction rates and various environmental factors such as pH and temperature. They recognize the metabolic differences between endotherms and exotherms. They generate graphs by inputting reasonable data modeling enzyme activity rates.

Key Steps

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    Students read, analyze and interpret 2 graphs regarding enzyme activity trying to understand the relationship between enzyme reaction rates and various environmental factors such as pH and temperature.

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    Students then try to create their own graphs of the relationships observed by inputting and graphing data from lists.