MS-LS1-6: Photosynthesis - Matter Cycling and Energy Flow

Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.

Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on tracing movement of matter and flow of energy.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include the biochemical mechanisms of photosynthesis.




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Matter cycling
Energy flow
Sunlight
Carbon dioxide
Water
Food (e.g. sugar)
Oxygen
Photosynthesis
Plants
Animals

Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.


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