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self feeder


process in which plants use the sunĀ“s energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into glucose


produce the organic molecules that serve as food for the organisms in their ecosystem


gets food from other organisms

cellular respiration

chemical process that uses oxygen to convert the chemical energy stored in organic molecules into another form of chemical energy-ATP

kinetic energy

energy of motion

potential energy

energy stored due to an object's position

thermal energy

random molecular movement, heat

chemical energy

energy according to the arrangement of the atoms within the molecules

adenosine triphosphate



requires oxygen

electron transport chain

process where electron carriers pass the electrons on to another carriers in a series of transfers


all of a cell's chemical processes

ATP synthases

protein structure that act like miniature turbines


creation of atp without oxygen


without oxygen

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