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[PS3] Energy

SCI-05.PS3.01 Use models to describe how energy from the sun is converted into food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth).

Clarification Statement: Examples of models could include and food webs, diagrams, and flow charts
Disciplinary Core Ideas
The energy released [from] food was once energy from the sun that was captured by plants in the chemical process that forms plant matter (from air and water). Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms: Food provides animals with the materials they need for body repair and growth and the energy they need to maintain body warmth and for motion. (secondary)

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