This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
This module presents activities that lead to your understanding of the structure of biomolecules which are made up mainly of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen as well as proteins and nucleic acids and some derivatives of carbohydrates and lipids.
This module is specifically crafted to focus on the different activities that will assess your level in terms of skills and knowledge with the expectation to demonstrate through the learning material. Read and answer the suggested tasks and accomplish them to understand how biomolecules are essential to life.
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. Recognize the major categories of biomolecules such as carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids;
Going through this module can be a meaningful learning experience. All you need to do is make use of your time and resources efficiently.