Matter and Energy in Life

Plant Requirements - Air and Water
Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.

Environmental Matter Cycling
Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.

Food Energy from the Sun
Use models to describe that that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.