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Energy Flow Energy Flow
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Photosynthesis Photosynthesis Sun ultimate source of energy 6CO 2 + 6H 2 O + sunlight C 6 H 12 O 6 + 6O 2 Chlorophyll (and other photosynthetic pigments) responsible for capturing light energy Carbon moves from the atmosphere into living organisms Glucose used to form other organic compounds Cellulose, lipids, amino acids, proteins
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Photosynthesis Photosynthesis Photoautotrophs – organisms that produce glucose via photosynthesis Rate affected by amount & wavelength of light, CO 2 concentration, availability of water, and temp.
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Cellular Respiration Cellular Respiration How the chemical energy in food is released and partially captured in ATP Glucose most common but other carbohydrates, fats, and proteins can also be used Requires O 2 and glucose Releases CO 2 and H 2 O vapor Carbon released back into the environment
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Trophic Levels Trophic Levels Primary producers (autotrophs) convert solar energy to chemical energy through photosynthysis
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2010 for the course ENGR 514 taught by Professor Snitter during the Fall '10 term at Oregon Tech.

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