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By: Hafiza Hira Amjad Carbon Cycle
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Carbon Cycle Fourth most abundant element in universe Building block of all living things Main Pathway– in and out of living matter Carbon cycle: The carbon cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by which carbon is exchanged among the atmosphereof the Earth. It is one of the most important cycles of the earth and allows for carbon to be recycled and reused throughout the biosphere and all of its organisms .
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Key Terms Carbon Cycle - Circulation of carbon through ecosystems Carbon - A non-metallic element found in coal, petroleum and natural gas. Major component of life. Soil Respiration - Carbohydrates are oxidized and returned to the air by soil microorganisms that decompose dead animals
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Key Terms Continued Atmosphere - layer of gasses in which carbon is present Fossil Fuels - Carbon-rich fuel from ancient animals and plants Photosynthesis - Energy (sun)+ Water+ Carbon dioxide Carbohydrates+ Oxygen Cellular Respiration- Glucose+ Oxygen CO2+ H20+ Energy (ATP) Decomposition - breakdown of matter by bacteria and fungi
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