Food Chains

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Why does the amount of available energy decrease from one stage to the next?
Growth//Production of offpring//Energy is released by resipration//Energy is lost in waste materials such as faeces
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What is the best conditions materials should be in for microorganisms to digest them?
Moist, warm and aerobic conditions
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What part do green plants and algae take in the carbon cycle?
They take carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by photosynthesis
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How do organisms return carbon dioxide into the atmosphere?
Respiration
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In the carbon cycle what happens to the fossils made my death and decay?
When fossil fuels are burnt they release carbon dioxide. This is called combustion/
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What happens to carbon when animals feed on plants?
The carbon from the plant becomes part of the fats and proteins in the animal
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What is the equation for respiration?
Oxygen + glucose > water + carbondixiode = energy
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