What is the Second Law of Thermodynamics 1 mark Entropy of the universe always

What is the second law of thermodynamics 1 mark

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4.What is the Second Law of Thermodynamics? (1 mark) 5.All energy is eventually converted into what form of energy? (1 mark) 6. Organisms are not closed systems because they use two things, which are: (2 marks) Energy and matter. 7.The producers in a food chain are called what? (1 mark) 8. Give an example of potential energy. (1 mark) A snake about to strike its prey. 9. Give an example of kinetic energy. (1 mark) A snake striking its prey. 10.Energy arrives from ................. , passes through ....................... , and dissipates into ................ , as heat. (4 marks) Energy arrives from our Sun, passes through living and non-living things on Earth, and goes on into our Universe, as heat energy. 11.Nutrients are passed from one organism to another in closed loops called ............................ (1 mark) Biogeochemical Cycles.
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12.Give the definition for: catabolism. (1 mark) Releases energy (from the bonds holding the atoms of large molecules together). 13.Give the definition for: anabolism. (1 mark) Requires energy (to form new atomic bonds within molecules). 14.Give the definition for: metabolism. (1 mark) The totality of an organism's chemical processes, consisting of catabolic and anabolic pathways. 15.Give the definition for: chemical reaction. (1 mark) A process leading to chemical changes in matter; involves the making and/or breaking of chemical bonds. 16.Give the definition for: bond energy. (1 mark) The quantity of energy that must be absorbed to break a particular kind of chemical bond; equal to the quantity of energy the bond releases when it forms. 17.Catabolizing + Anabolizing = ........................ (1 mark) Metabolizing
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