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(A.K.A movement) This term refers to active movement of an organism or object.

Locomotion

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Locomotion is the second largest consumer of ATP energy within an organism because:

Organism has to overcome the force of gravity AND Overcome the force of friction (resistance).

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Locomotion is accomplished by the use of ______ tissue working with the _______.

muscle, bones

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Types of environments dealing with locomotion

water, land, and air

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Organisms are swimming or floating.

water

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Organisms are standing/walking/running.

land

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Organisms are flying or gliding.

air

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Little gravity to overcome because of buoyancy; but much friction (water resistance).

water

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means “torpedo shaped”

fusiform

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Having a fusiform (means “torpedo shaped”) body lessens ______ (From water resistance).

friction

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Much gravity to overcome; but little friction (air resistance).

air

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Organisms have strong muscular ______ to overcome gravity.

limbs

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Much gravity to overcome and much friction to overcome (air resistance).

air

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These require massive amounts of energy be consumed to overcome.

air