Respiration is not breathing in and out
Respiration is important-it releases the energy that cells need.
- Respiration- the breaking down glucose to release energy. This happens in every cell in your body.
- Glucose is used in the form of chemical bonds. Its used to build up larger molecules like proteins, comtract muscles and maintain a steady body temperature.
- All liveing things respire.
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Aerobic respiration needs plenty of oxygen
Aerobic respiration means respiration with oxygen, quite obviously. Its a good way to get energy from oxygen.
Gluecose + Oxygen -> Carbon Dioxide + Water ( + Energy )
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Raw materials and waste diffuse in and out of cell
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