What are CHNOPS?
CHNOPS stands for Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Phosphorus, and Sulfur. These six elements make up 98% of living matter on Earth! How does that help you? If you understand the chemical behavior of CHNOPS, you can understand almost all of biochemistry.
A one page study sheet on CHNOPS, the elements that make up 98% of living matter.
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Biology is the study of Life. In this course, we will explore topics in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Viruses, Evolution, Bacteria and Archaea, Protists, Plants (Botany), Fungi, Animals (Zoology), Anatomy & Physiology,Reproduction, Development, Animal Behavior, and Ecology. This course is designed for advanced High School Students (AP Biology) and first and second-year college students. Many topics in modern biology are dependent on an understanding of Chemistry - we encourage you to explore our Chemistry playlist as well!