Asked in Biology, Ecosystems, Solar Power
Which organisms in the food chain use solar energy as its main source of energy?
Everything in the food chain uses solar energy. Plants use it to grow and to make it's food. Animals need it because that is what they eat and we need animals and plants to survive. ...
Asked in Biology
How do organisms obtain energy and why do they need it?
Plants make their energy by using the sun and animals eat plants or animals or both. We can't make our own food (energy) so we have to eat others. ...
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology, Biology
Do animals need oxygen to make energy from food?
Yes of course they do, because animals are just like humans and so they do need oxygen to make energy from food. The source of energy is glucose, a simple sugar. Oxygen reacts with the glucose to produce water and carbon dioxide and release energy. This reaction, called cellular respiration, can be though of as a form of low-temperature combustion. ...
What does food give to people and animals?
Food gives people and animals energy. Fortunatly for us humans, we don't need alot of food for alot of energy. Unfortunatly, animals have to eat two times more than we have to to get the great amout of energy it needs. it gives people and animals energy especially healthy food ...
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology
Why are plants important to life?
Plants are primary producers. They use the sun's energy to make food. Plants are the base of food energy in the world. Sun ----- plants ------- animals. Plants also use carbon dioxide from the air when they make food and the give out oxygen as a result of making food. All animals need oxygen to live. ...