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16 Evolution can be studied by means of experiments. 17 HOW DO WE KNOW? 6 3 laboratory? 18 Ecological Systems 19 Basic features of anatomy, physiology, and behavior shape ecological systems. 19 Ecological interactions play an important role in evolution. 20 The Human Footprint 20 ? 1 The Scientific Method 4 Observation allows us to draw tentative explanations called hypotheses. 4 A hypothesis makes predictions that can be tested by observation and experiments. 5 General explanations of natural phenomena supported by many experiments and observations are called theories.

The accumulation of protons in the thylakoid lumen drives the synthesis of ATP. 164 147 Cyclic electron transport increases the production of ATP. 166 Sugars other than glucose contribute to glycolysis. 5 Excess light energy can cause damage. 166 Photorespiration leads to a net loss of energy and carbon. 168 Photosynthesis captures just a small percentage of incoming solar energy. 169 The Evolution of Photosynthesis 170 ? How did early cells use sunlight to meet their energy requirements? 170 The ability to use water as an electron donor in photosynthesis evolved in cyanobacteria.

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