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- Photosynthesis uses many different kinds of energy-carrying molecules to transform sunlight energy into chemical energy and build food.
- ATP is commonly referred to as the "energy currency" of the cell.
- Photosynthesis also makes and uses ATP - for energy to build glucose!
- ATP is the useable form of energy for your cells.
- Glucose is also the carbohydrate produced by photosynthesis, and as such is the near-universal food for life.
- The energy (despite some loss) and the materials (despite being reorganized) pass from producer to consumer – perhaps from algal tails, to water flea hearts, to dragonfly eye colors, to fish muscle.