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Photosynthesis | #aumsum

Photosynthesis | #aumsum

Photosynthesis. Do you know how plants make their own food? Plants prepare their own food by a process called photosynthesis. Photo is the Greek word for light and synthesis is the Greek word for putting together. Plants need sunlight, carbon dioxide from air and water from soil to prepare their own food. Photosynthesis takes place …

Vertical Farming

Vertical Farming

Forget everything you know about farming. Big open spaces, tractors, even soil. After thousands of years doing things pretty much the same old way, there’s a, well, growing trend in agriculture: vertical farming. Every green plant needs the same few ingredients to grow: light, water, carbon dioxide, oxygen, and some assorted nutrients and minerals. Via …

Energy Flow in Ecosystems

Energy Flow in Ecosystems

Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and this is environmental science video 8. It is on energy flow in ecosystems. In the last video we talked about the importance of producers producing food that is consumed by consumers. But we did not talk about where that energy comes from. What is the major energy source on our …

UTS Science: Environmental Science (Aquatic)

UTS Science: Environmental Science (Aquatic)

My name is Peter Jones, I’m a senior technical officer here at UTS, I’ve been here since 1976 and still loving it. Coral bleaching is a really important issue which is happening in our oceans right around the world, and in our labs we’re able to do research in that area by having coral tanks …