Connecting Concepts: Cell Biology/Thermodynamics 2: Energy conversions
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Connecting Concepts: Cell Biology/Thermodynamics 2: Energy conversions

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Students follow energy conversions in Euglena, during photosynthesis, respiration, and cellular work. Students will: 1) review definitions and properties of endergonic and exergonic processes; 2) explain, in qualitative terms, free energy changes in the universe, photosynthesis, respiration and cell work; and 3) identify the type of work (chemical, mechanical, etc.) being done in a number of cellular processes.
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Other
Date Added to MERLOT: April 06, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 31, 2013
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Submitter: Michelle Capes

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
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Avatar for Marty Zahn
1 year ago

Marty Zahn (Faculty)

Part two of five interactive exercises that investigate the role of thermodynamics in cell activity. Uses Euglena to illustrate the concepts. This is a vital and not easily understood concept.  Very well written and well organized. Requires students to draw conclusions from information presented.

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