Cellular respiration - Energy from glucose


You eat a sweet and juicy grape. Explain how a molecule of glucose from that grape can be used to move your little finger.


Background Information

The following question is modified from BioDQC (Diagnostic Question Cluster) project. This is an open response version of such a question. We use this question in introductory biology courses. It is intended to see if students can trace energy.

Question Instructions

We recommend that you administer these questions as homework and preface the question with these instructions for students:

"For the following question, please respond to the best of your knowledge and using only the information in the question and what you know. Please do not refer to any outside sources (textbooks, notes, internet, etc.). Any reasonable attempt to answer the question will be awarded full credit."

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