Tutor profile: Brittaney R.
Subject: Natural Sciences
Like you and I, plants have to eat, too! The process that plants use to absorb sunlight and carbon dioxide to build carbohydrates is called what?
Photosynthesis! TIP: "Photo" is light and "synthesis" means to build.
Subject: Earth Science
There are three major types of rocks. When volcanoes are ignited and erupt lava, a special type of rock is formed once this lave cools on the earth's surface. What is this kind of rock called?
Igneous! Tip: Volcanoes IGNite and erupt lava. This lava turns into IGNeous rock once it cools down.
Bacteria need to move around just like you and I. Some bacteria use thin, whiplike appendages to move around. What are these called?
Flagella (plural; singular, Flagellum). Some bacteria have three, some have two, and some have one! Flagella are made of special proteins that are specially arranged and designed to move bacteria through most fluids and cellular environments. Tip: Think of them as the "fingers" of bacteria!
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