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What is the transfer of energy from the sun to organisms called?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The sun transfers energy to the Earth via thermal radiation.

    All organisms are heated by the thermal radiation, and some absorb it in their eyes to see

    The autotrophic organisms (such as plants) take this thermal radiation and use it to carry out the chemical reaction of photosynthesis.

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