the cycling of materials

  • Created by: rxbyw
  • Created on: 06-09-19 17:57

the water cycle:

energy from sun evaportates water from land+sea turning it into water vapour

water evaporates from plants-transpiration

warm water vapour rises to then cool and condense into clouds

water falls from clouds as precipitation onto land-fresh water for animals+plants

this water drains into sea and repeat

recycling of elements:

plants turn elements into complex compounds which make living organisms

these get moved up the food chain

materials are returned to environment and waste products or if organisms die/decay

decay occurs from microorganisms which…


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