The ATP Song!

(to the tune of Frere Jacques)

Adenosine tri-phosphate

Adenosine tri-phosphate

ATP, ATP

Provides energy

By breaking a bond

ADP, ADP

The bond breaks

The bond breaks

Second and third phosphates

Second and third phosphates

Energy released, energy released

In the form of heat

In the form of heat

Phosphates re-bond,

Phosphates re-bond,

Second and third

Second and third.

Energy spent

Energy spent

The cycle starts again

The cycle starts again