Biological energy vocabulary
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The process which plants use sunlight, carbon dioxide and water to produce oxygen and glucose.
A living thing.
What plants produce during photosynthesis, used for energy by living organisms
Process that take place in cells of organisms (animals and plants) that converts glucose and oxygen into carbon dioxide and water.
Force that holds atoms together.
The process by which carbon is transferred, through chemical bonds forming and breaking apart, from organism to organism in an ecosystem.
A biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
a hierarchical series of organisms each dependent on the next as a source of food.
a system of interlocking and interdependent food chains.
Matter is constantly cycling between living and non living parts of the environment
The amount of energy that moves through a food chain.
An organism that feeds on other organisms in a food chain
An organism that can make its own food.
Organism that break down and decomposes matter
an animal that naturally preys on others for food.
An animal that is hunted and killed by another for food.
Interaction between organisms in which both the organisms are harmed.
short term energy storage
made of one carbon atom and two oxygen atoms
A consumer that eats only plants.
glycoloysis occurs in the...
cytoplasm of cells
Cite of cellular respiration in cells
Cite of photosynthesis
step in a food chain or food web
A consumer that eats both plants and animals
A consumer that eats only animals.
A diagram that shows the amount of energy that moves from one feeding level to another in a food web
(adenosine triphosphate) main energy source that cells use for most of their work
Building blocks of protein
element found in all organic compounds
An organism that breaks down wastes and dead organisms
Respiration that does not require oxygen
lactic acid fermentation
the chemical breakdown of carbohydrates that produces lactic acid as the main end product
Respiration that requires oxygen