The Nitrogen Cycle

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The movement of nitrogen between the environment and living things is called the
nitrogen cycle
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Nitrogen that is used by plants is in the form of...
Nitrates
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What do plants do with the nitrogen they absorb?
Build Proteins
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Animals absorb nitrogen through eating plants - True or False
True
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Animals do not use nitrogen to build proteins - True B.False
False
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When is ammonia released?
The breaking down of dead animals by fungi and bacteria.
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What is the function of nitrifing bacteria?
The conversion of ammonia into nitrates
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Where are nitrogen fixing bacteria found?
In the roots of plants
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The process in which bacteria in the soil change nitrogen gas into forms that plants can use is called
nitrogen fixation
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Why do organisms need nitrogen?
To build up proteins, DNA, and new cells
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Name two things that perform the most nitrogen fixation
Plant roots and Bacteria in the soil
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How do plants get the Nitrogen the need?
Plant roots take up nitrogen from the soil
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How do animals get the nitrogen the need?
From eating plants
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Nitrogen that is used by plants is in the form of...

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Nitrates

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What do plants do with the nitrogen they absorb?

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Animals absorb nitrogen through eating plants - True or False

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Animals do not use nitrogen to build proteins - True B.False

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