Unit 9

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Cycling Of Matter

Photosynthesis

process by which plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into sugars

Cellular Respiration

process that releases energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules in the presence of oxygen

Chloroplast

organelle found in cells of plants and some other organisms that captures the energy from sunlight and converts it into chemical energy

Energy

the ability to do work or cause change

Combustion

The burning of a substance

Law of conservation of energy

the law that states that energy cannot be created or destroyed but can be changed from one form to another

Law Of Conservation of matter

states that matter is neither created nor destroyed, only changed in form

Energy Pyramid

a diagram that shows the amount of energy that moves from one feeding level to another in a food web

Carbon Cycle

the circulation and reutilization of carbon atoms especially via the process of photosynthesis and respiration.

Chlorophyll

green pigment in plants that absorbs light energy used to carry out photosynthesis

Mitochondria

powerhouse of the cell, produces energy (ATP) from oxygen and sugar(Cellular respiration)

Matter

anything that takes up space and has mass

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