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What is respiration the process of?
Respiration is the process of releasing energy from the breakdown glucose
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What is one of the main things aerobic respiration needs?
Oxygen
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Where does aerobic respiration take place in a cell?
In the mitochondria
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What is the word equation for respiration?
Glucose + Oxygen -------> Carbon dioxide + water + energy
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Describe how aerobic energy helps molecules and give an example
It builds up larger molecules into smaller ones. i.e proteins into amino acids
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How does aerobic energy help in animals?
It allows muscles to contract, which in turn allows animals to move around
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How is aerobic energy used to help mammals and birds?
The energy is used to keep their body temperature steady
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How is aerobic energy used in plants?
It builds up sugars, nitrates and other nutrients into amino acids, which are then built up into proteins
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