Writing Prompts for Ch. 2 Bio. Test 1. Explain how the building blocks (monomers) of proteins are put together to build a polypeptide (polymer). • Monomer, polymer, amino acids, peptide bonds, dehydration synthesis/condensation reaction, water.
Writing Prompts for Ch. 2 Bio. Test 2. A group of researchers has returned from a voyage to the bottom of the sea. Returning with them is a specimen that may or may not be an organism. Discuss four characteristics that must be observed over time in order to classify the specimen as an organism. • Cell(s), reproduction, metabolism, homeostasis, heredity (genes). Do NOT include evolution!