Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See 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.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
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

Chapters 2 & 3

The Chemical Context of Life; BSC1010

This number equals the number of protons in an atom. Atomic Number
What does the law of conservation of mass state? Total mass of all reactants must equal the total mass of all the products.
Which of the properties of water listed in your notes are due to the polarity of the water molecule? All of the properties of water.
These bonds are formed when electrons are shared. Covalent Bonds
The charge for a neutron. Neutral - no charge
Another term for reactions which are biosynthetic in nature. Anabolic Reactions
The charge for a proton. Positive
The 2 types of particles found in the core of an atom. Protons and neutrons
Which type of biological reaction involves the uptake of water and ends up breaking down molecules? Hydrolytic Reactions
Is a solution with a pH of 9 considered an acid, base or neutral? Base
Diatomic nitrogen is held together by how many covalent bonds? triple covalent bond
Another term for reactions which are degradative in nature. catabolic reactions
Which type of biological reaction involves the release of water and ends up building molecules? Condensation reactions
This equals the number of protons + the number of neutrons in an atom. Atomic Weight
These chemical bonds are fomed when one atom gains an electron(s) and the other atom involved loses an electron(s). Ionic bonds
Hydrogen bonds are based upon this type of covalent bond (choose either polar or non-polar). Polar Covalent Bonds
What 3 particles make up an atom? Protons, Neutrons & Electrons
Give an example of a compound formed due to ionic bonding. NaCl
The charge found on an electron. Negative
Created by: mikec35-pbsc
Popular Biology sets




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:
restart all cards