Ch 49: ILTS Biology: Organic Compounds

About This Chapter

If you want to learn more about organic molecules and the structure and function of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins, we can help. Use our video lessons, quizzes and other study aids to prepare for these types of questions on the ILTS Biology teacher certification exam.

ILTS Biology: Organic Compounds - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can refresh your knowledge of organic compounds and the types of molecules formed by carbon as you get ready for the ILTS Biology exam. These videos examine:

  • Fundamental ideas involving organic molecules, including functional groups, monomers and polymers
  • Carbohydrates: their structure and functions
  • Structure of lipids and what they do
  • Types of proteins and their structure and functions

Our instructors present lively videos that average about five minutes in length. You can watch them anytime on a computer or mobile device. Lesson quizzes and a comprehensive chapter exam let you test your knowledge of these topics. If you want to review a particular part of the lesson, there are video tags that let you jump right back to the spot you need without re-watching the whole lesson.

ILTS Biology: Organic Compounds Chapter Objectives

The ILTS Biology test assesses your understanding of biological principles and is used by Illinois as one of the requirements for teacher certification. The exam is divided into six subareas, and questions on the topics in this chapter are in the Cell Biology, Heredity and Evolution subarea portion of the ILTS Biology exam.

All questions on the exam are multiple-choice, as are the questions on our quizzes and tests. These quizzes let you assess your study progress and also give you an idea of what taking an exam in this format will be like.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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