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Term Definition
choroplast an organelle in which there is chlorophyll where the photosynthesis takes place
photosynthesis a process in which plants convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into food energy and oxygen
cellular respiration the process in which the chemical energy of food molecules is released and changed into ATP
chlorophyll uses sunlight to change water, carbon dioxide, and nutrients and uses them to make sugar and oxygen
glucose sugarfood for plants
mitochondria an organelle with a double membrane which converts the energy stored in glucose into ATP for the cell
photosynthesis equation water + carbon dioxide + sun + oxygen + glucose
respiration equation oxygen + glucose + water + carbon dioxide + energy
carbon dioxide gas produced by animals that is burning carbon
diffusion the spread of one thing that is full to other places that are empty
osmosis a membrane that allows only certain materials to cross it
active transport protein picks up molecules and brings them outside the cell or inside the cell

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