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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