Great for elementary and middle school as an intro to new material. At the base of every food chain are autotrophs. In this article, students will read how these living things make their own energy from sunlight through photosynthesis and they (and organisms that eat them) can then use that energy they made through cellular respiration. Energy is continuously transferred to different organisms as they eat each other. Yum!
Vocab words: autotroph, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, transferred energy
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