Lec_13_S07

Lec_13_S07 - Energy Acquisition Information and Review Why...

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1 Energy Acquisition Information and Review Why do organisms need energy? What is “energy” used for? What are the ways organisms acquire energy? Types of feeding • Review of some of the things we use to describe what animals eat – Carnivore – Herbivore – Insectivore – Piscicvore – Omnivore
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2 Autotrophs • Are able to make their own food • Utilize the energy from sunlight to create compounds for energy and sustaining all cellular activities and growth Harnessing energy from the sun • Photosynthesis • Krebs cycle • Recall light independent (production of sugar) and light dependent reactions (production of ATP)
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3 Bacteria and Archaea Protists and food Foraminifera as an example Amoeba with shells Large amount of biomass (limestone,chalk, and marble) Ingest bacteria and archaea with pseudopodia Some have symbiotic algae that contribute sugars
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Plants • Harnessing energy form the sun • The importance of symbiotic relationships Carnivorous Plants • Why would a plant need to eat meat? • Adaptations for this
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