Respiration is the way the body makes energy.
Glucose + Oxygen ----> Carbon Dioxide + Water
C6H12O6 + 6O2 ----> 6CO2 + 6H2O
We use the energy from respiration too excrete, egest, heat our bodies and movement.
Building large molecules from smaller ones:
- Plants use sugar, nitrates and other nutrients to make amino acids
- Plants join sugar molecules together to make starch
- Animals join sugar molecules together…