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This textbook chapter describes the role photosynthesis, food webs, and fossil fuels in the movement of energy through the biosphere. The resource includes a student investigation, links to current news articles, and an essay-based unit assessment. A teacher's guide supports classroom use. This is chapter 9, the last chapter, in the unit, Energy Flow, exploring the transfer of energy between the atmosphere, oceans, land, and living things over short and long timescales. The resource is part of Global System Science (GSS), an interdisciplinary course for high school students that emphasizes how scientists from a wide variety of fields work together to understand significant problems of global impact.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Informal Education,Physical sciences:Energy,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Earth system science,Energy pyramid,Biological science,Life Science,Atmospheric science,High School,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Earth's energy budget,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Biosphere,Life sciences:Ecology and ecosystems,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124114352T,Physics,Geoscience,Earth Science

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    English

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