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1

How is some energy wasted between each stage of a food chain? Name 5 ways

Energy is stored in faeces, urea (in urine), used in respiration, movement, keep a constant temperature, wasted to the surroundings

2

Which process in cells releases energy from food material?

Respiration

3

What food, meat or veg, gives you more energy to grow?

Meat. Energy from veg is wasted in faeces and urine

4

What is caused by the energy wastage between each stage of a food chain?

Not all the energy taken in by an organism results in the growth of that organism