Organic Molecules

Cells contain many organic molecules. These molecules are essential to life. Many of them are acquired from the food we eat. In this lab you will study carbohydrates, proteins and fats.

You will learn how to test for each of these organic molecules by clicking on the boxes below. Complete each of the tests for carbohydrates, proteins and fats. When you have finished click on the foods button to to test for the presence of which organic compounds are found in various common foods.