All organisms need energy to live. Energy enters a community when plants and algae trap light energy during photosynthesis. They change the light energy into chemical energy in glucose, which then moves through the community as different organisms eat each other. Some energy is stored through fossilisation, while most of it is lost through heat dissipating into the environment.
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Plankton, Plastics and Poo for GCSE Science introduces students to the pioneering research on the impact of microplastics on the marine ecosystem. This resource brings cutting edge science to the classroom.