- 188.8.131.52: During photosynthesis, how is light energy conserved in ATP and NADPH?
- 184.108.40.206: Does the Calvin cycle operate in the dark? Explain.
- 220.127.116.11: In what ways is photosynthesis important to humans?
- 18.104.22.168: What is the relationship between the light reactions and the carbon...
- 22.214.171.124: Describe how the structure of the chloroplast relates to its functi...
- 126.96.36.199: What happens to the sugars made during the Calvin cycle?
- 188.8.131.52: How does the special leaf anatomy of the C4 plant support C4 photos...
- 184.108.40.206: Compare photosynthesis in C3 and C4 plants.
- 220.127.116.11: Do chemoautotrophs gain energy by oxidizing or reducing substances ...
- 18.104.22.168: In which part of a pond would you look for chemoautotrophs?
- 22.214.171.124: C4 and CAM mechanisms of photosynthesis have evolved in some plants...
- 126.96.36.199: Develop a concept map showing how the environment influences the ra...
- 188.8.131.52: The curve in Figure 4.16 shows the effect of temperature increase o...
- 184.108.40.206: Are the light reactions necessary in the mesophyll cells of C4 plan...
- 220.127.116.11: Atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide have increased from 300 parts ...
- 18.104.22.168: Why doesnt photorespiration occur in chemoautotrophs?
- 22.214.171.124: Could chemoautotrophs survive and grow on the rocky surface of the ...
- 126.96.36.199: The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere continues to increase...
- 188.8.131.52: You have three plantsone C3, one C4, and one CAM plant. You also ha...
Solutions for Chapter 4: Autotrophy: Collecting Energy from the Nonliving Environment
Full solutions for BSCS Biology: A Molecular Approach | 9th Edition
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Arctic (A) air mass
A bitterly cold air mass that forms over the frozen Arctic Ocean.
The dry, gently sloping zone on the backshore of a beach at the foot of the coastal cliffs or dunes.
A wind blowing down the lee-ward side of a mountain and warming by compression.
A pattern of cracks that form during cooling of molten rock to generate columns that are generally six-sided.
The change of state from a gas to a liquid.
See Absorption spectrum.
Environmental lapse rate
The rate of temperature decrease with increasing height in the troposphere.
Lifting of air resulting when cool air acts as a barrier over which warmer, lighter air will rise.
A dense, dark nebula thought to be the birthplace of stars.
A compositional group of igneous rocks that indicates a rock is composed almost entirely of light-colored silicates.
The large circular surface current pattern found in each ocean.
The rigid outer layer of Earth, including the crust and upper mantle.
A lunar rock formed when angular fragments and dust are welded together by the heat generated by the impact of a meteoroid.
The changes in mineral composition and texture of a rock subjected to high temperature and pressure within Earth.
The scientific study of the atmosphere and atmospheric phenomena; the study of weather and climate.
A span on the geologic time scale between the eons of the Precambrian and Mesozoic era from about 540 million to 248 million years ago.
See Energy levels.
A dry area on the lee side of a mountain range. Many middle-latitude deserts are of this type.
A ridge of sand that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.