Ch 6: How Living Organisms Get Energy: Tutoring Solution

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Learning objectives

  • List the requirements of living systems for reproduction, maintenance and growth
  • Discuss the cellular environments that are necessary for growth and dynamic homeostasis
  • Explore the use of feedback systems for regulating reproduction and growth
  • Learn about the transformation of the sun's energy to the potential energy of sugar
  • Discuss the process of cellular respiration
  • Define chlorophyll and describe its functions

6 Lessons in Chapter 6: How Living Organisms Get Energy: Tutoring Solution
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Living Systems Requirement for Free Energy and Matter

1. Living Systems Requirement for Free Energy and Matter

All living things require free energy and matter to grow, or maintain, their biological system requirements. Explore the use of energy in plants, how different chemicals are exchanged, captured, and stored, and the significance of fluctuations in available free matter.

The Environmental Requirements for Growth, Reproduction & Dynamic Homeostasis

2. The Environmental Requirements for Growth, Reproduction & Dynamic Homeostasis

A cell's ability to grow or reproduce is influenced by its environment, both external and internal. Learn about cell environments, molecular transport, and crucial features involved in dynamic homeostasis and internal regulation.

Using Feedback Systems to Regulate Growth, Reproduction & Dynamic Homeostasis

3. Using Feedback Systems to Regulate Growth, Reproduction & Dynamic Homeostasis

A feedback system is a mechanism where a given action is triggered by another activity or process often assisting growth and reproduction. Discover the impact of feedback systems in biological homeostasis through feedback mechanisms, negative feedback, positive feedback, and alterations.

Energy and Life: The Transformation of Energy in Living Organisms

4. Energy and Life: The Transformation of Energy in Living Organisms

While the sun is an excellent source of energy, not all forms of life can utilize the sun's energy directly. This lesson describes how plants transform the sun's energy into potential energy stored in sugar, how living organisms utilize energy in sugar to perform work, and how the relationship between photosynthesis and cellular respiration is necessary for life.

Cellular Respiration: Energy Transfer in Cells

5. Cellular Respiration: Energy Transfer in Cells

Cellular respiration is an important process that enables all living organisms to convert organic compounds into energy. Learn about cellular respiration and understand the roles of adenosine triphosphate, adenosine diphosphate, and oxygen to perform energy transfers in cells.

Chlorophyll: Absorbing Light Energy for Photosynthesis

6. Chlorophyll: Absorbing Light Energy for Photosynthesis

In photosynthesis, chlorophyll and other pigments absorb wavelengths from sunlight, which excites the electrons contained in them. Discover the process of how light energy is absorbed by chlorophyll and why it is important for the next steps of photosynthesis.

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