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How do cells transform energy and cycle matter?

Topic

Matter & Energy Transformation

Framing Question

How do cells transform energy and cycle matter?

Learning Objectives

  • List the types of energy used by cells and give examples of when / in what cells / situations the different energy sources are used.
  • Explain why energy transformations are necessary in the cell.
  • Diagram the energy transformations used in glycolysis, respiration and photosynthesis in a plant cell.
  • Explain how cyanide, an electron transport chain inhibitor, impacts oxygen consumption within animal cells.

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