Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Compounds

TermDefinition
element any substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances
compound when two or more elements combine chemically
water most chemical reactions within cells could not take place without this compound
organic compound compound that contains the element carbon
inorganic compound compound that does not contain the element carbon
carbohydrate energy rich organic compound; sugars, starches, potatoes, pasta and rice are examples
lipid energy rich organic compound; contain more energy than carbohydrates; fats, oils and waxes are examples
protein large organic molecules; meat, eggs, fish, nuts and beans are examples
amino acid small molecule that is linked chemically to other amino acids to form proteins
enzyme a type of protein that speeds up a chemical reaction in a living thing
nucleic acid long organic molecules that contain the instructions that cells need to carry out all the functions of life
DNA genetic material that carries information about an organism and is passed from parent to offspring
RNA plays an important role in the production of proteins; located in cytoplasm as well as the nucleus of a cell
Created by: carlocrew
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards