Bring on the S”mores!
This inviting campfire can be used for both heat and light. Heat and light are two forms of energy that are released when a fuel like wood is burned. The cells of living things also get energy by “burning.” They “burn” glucose in the process called cellular respiration.
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How much energy does it cost to do your body’s work? A single cell uses about 10 million ATP molecules per second and recycles all of its ATP molecules about every 20-30 seconds.