12.22: The Nitrogen Cycle Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated2 minsto complete % Progress Practice Nitrogen Cycle MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated2 minsto complete % Estimated2 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition acid rain Precipitation or deposits with a low (acidic) pH. assimilation Process of incorporating nitrogen from the soil into plants. denitrification Process of converting nitrates in soil back into nitrogen gas. nitrogen cycle Pathways through which nitrogen is recycled through the biosphere. nitrogen fixation Process of converting nitrogen gas in the air into nitrates in the soil. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Explains the features of the nitrogen cycle. Learning Objectives None Related Materials The Nitrogen Cycle - Advanced Nitrogen Cycle The Nitrogen Cycle Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: denitrification nitrogen fixation SCI.BIO.515.3.L.2 (1 more) SCI.LSC.515.3.L.1 Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.515.3 (Nitrogen Cycle) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Feb 16, 2017 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.