photosynthesis

photosynthesis

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Term Definition
Photosynthesis the process which plants turn water light and carbon dioxideinto energy
Cellular respiration the process which the chemical energy of food molicules is released and changed into ATP
Chloroplast an elongated cell organell containing chlorophyll where photosyntesis takes place
Chlorophyll a green molecule which uses light energy from the sun to change water and carbon dioxide gas into sugar and oxygen
Glucose Sugar for energy
Mitochondria breaks down food into glucose for energy
Photosynthesis equation H2O + CO2 + light -> O2+ C6H12O6
Respiration equation O2 + C6H12O6 -> H2O + CO2 + light
Carbon dioxide what plants breath in and animals breath out
Osmosis water molecules moving from high concentration to low concentration
Active transport takes energy to move over the membrane

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