By: Cindy Villeda


Proteins are chains comprised of units called amino acids.

The amino acids are connected by chemical bonds between adjacent amino acids.

What do living things use these molecules for??

They digest foods and turn them into energy.

Proteins protect our bodies from foreign invaders.

Where are they found in living things?

What are the different types of macro molecules?


Hormones, structural, enzymes, defensive, contractile, receptor, and transport.

"Real life"

Proteins is a necessary part on an organisms diet.

We use proteins to make our hair healthier.

Works Consulted

"Protein." UXL Complete Life Science Resource. Ed. Julie Carnagie and Leonard C.
Bruno. Detroit: UXL, 2009. Science in Context. Web. 22 Sept. 2015.

Thomasson, W. A. "Proteins." The Gale Encyclopedia of Science. Ed. K. Lee Lerner
and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner. 5th ed. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014.
Science in Context. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.