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Name: ________________________ Carbon Compounds Scavenger Hunt Directions: Answer the following questions using your textbook.

If you need more room, answer on a separate sheet. 1) Carbon compounds are also called ______________________________. Why are they called that?

2) 4 characteristics of organic compounds are: 1. 2. 3. 4. 3) A hydrocarbon only contains _____________________ and _______________________. 4) What are the 3 shapes of a hydrocarbon chain? Draw each of them. 1. 2. 3. 5) Name 3 examples of a hydrocarbon. What does each one do? 1. 2. 3. 6) Write the molecular formula and draw the structural formula of methane, ethane, and propane. METHANE ETHANE PROPANE

7) What three things does a structural formula show about a molecule? 1. 2. 3.

Name: ________________________ 8) What types of bonds can form between 2 carbon atoms? Draw 2 carbon atoms and the different bonds that can form.

9) What other elements can carbon form strong bonds with?

10) Define substituted hydrocarbons and give 3 examples.

1. 2. 3. 11) Define Polymer: 12) Define Monomer: 13) What 4 polymers are found in all living things? 1. 2. 3. 4. 14). List 4 types of carbohydrates. 1. 2. 3. 4. 15) Name 2 carbohydrates you eat.

16) Define proteins in terms of amino acids.

17) How many types of amino acids are there? 18) What are nutrients? How does your body use them?