Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

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Term Definition
photosynthesis Photosynthesis is where plants make food for themselves out of energy
cellular respiration The process by which the chemical energy of " food " molecules is released and changed into ATP
Chloroplast an elongated cell organelle containing chlorophyll where photosynthesis takes place
Chlorophyll A green molecule which uses light energy from sunlight to change water and carbon dioxide gas into sugar and oxygen
glucose the sugar that the chlorophyll process to make food and oxygen for the palnt
Mitochondria Rod shaped 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 the animal make the carbon dioxide for the plant
Diffusion the movement of molecules from an area in which they are highly concentrated to an area in which they are less concentrated
osmosis the molecules spread
Active transportation Active transportation is where you transport from one place to another actively like bicycling

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