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Process that converts CO2 and H20 into sugar and oxygen
Process that uses oxygen to release energy by breaking down food molecules (glucose)
The process in which organisms are broken down into simpler forms of matter
back of a ship
a flat piece of wood or metal at the back of a boat moved from side to side in order to control the direction of travel
a device that causes a ship to move, consisting of two or more blades that spin at high speed
When the offensive player moves both of their feet while not dribbling the ball.
When the offensive player dribbles, stops,and then dribbles again. It is also when the player dribbles with both hands.
When the player with the ball step or dribbles on the boundary lines or completely out of the line.
occur in the absence of oxygen or do not require oxygen to live. For example, anaerobic bacteria produce energy from food molecules without the presence of oxygen.
that use solar energy or chemical energy to manufacture the organic compounds they need as nutrients from simple inorganic compounds obtained from their environment.
the total mass of living matter within a given unit of environmental area.
Land shuttle in front of opponent's service box Get shuttle to travel low over net Use forehand grip Arm supinates (palm faces up) in back swing and wrist is bent back After impact forearm pronates
Played from rear court down into opponent's mid-court Use sideways stance with rear foot
An important element needed by living things. Nitrogen is needed to build proteins. Nitrogen is a key component in DNA (body's genetic program for life)
The cycling of nitrogen between organisms, soil, water, and the atmosphere (Earth's spheres)
78% of the atmosphere is made of nitrogen gas. Plants and animals cannot get the nitrogen they need in this form.
Boundary lines of of the court lengthwise when playing doubles.
The area of the court between the singles and doubles sidelines also known as the "tramlines"
The line between service courts
A men's basketball measures 29.5 inches around. A women's basketball measures 28.5 inches around.
The team not in posession of the ball whose objective is to keep the opponent from scoring.
An intentional throw to a teammate. 2nd most important skill in basketball
Bacteria or lightning converts nitrogen gas into ammonia (NH3), which is a usable form. 1st step of the Nitrogen cycle.
Plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxide gas into sugars; 1st step of carbon cycle.
Animal cells use oxygen and nutrients to produce energy, water, and carbon dioxide, and the carbon dioxide returns to the atmosphere.
It is fast paced with constant jumping and running.
A team wins a game by scoring 15 points with a two point advantage and wins the match by winning the best of three or five games.
A match in volleyball consists of either three or five 15 point games.