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014 - Environmental Matter ExchangePaul Andersen explains how living organisms exchange matter with the environment. The importance of the surface area to volume ratio is emphasized using a simple mathematical model. The essential chemicals for life; water, carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus are described. Each of these elements are vital to the four major macromolecules. A brief description of the biogeochemical cycles is also included.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Matter Organisms Exchange Environment Biogeochemical

Language:

English

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AP Biology
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SCI.9-12.SC.912.L.14.A: Science

Cells have characteristic structures and functions that make them distinctive.

SCI.9-12.SC.912.L.14.2: Science

Relate structure to function for the components of plant and animal cells. Explain the role of cell membranes as a highly selective barrier (passive and active transport).
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