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The Cycle: Carbon and Oxygen and You

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Published on Jun 16, 2014

Click here to dig deeper into Oxygen: http://youtu.be/1PmD2GWB4u4
Click here to dig deeper into Carbon: http://youtu.be/1PmD2GWB4u4?t=47s
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OXYGEN:
Electron transport chain (O2 to water): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electron...

How Sam Ruben discovered that the oxygen that plants exhale comes from water, and not CO2: http://bit.ly/1vv1p0n

CARBON:
How plants convert CO2 into carbohydrates: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-in...

Carbohydrates turn into pyruvate: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glycolysis

Pyruvate powers the citric acid cycle, turning to CO2: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citric_a...

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