Photosynthesis Crossword
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The chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeasts, or other microorganisms, typically involving effervescence and giving off of heat
The sequence of reactions by which most living cells generate energy during the process of aerobic respiration. It takes place in the mitochondria, consuming oxygen,producing carbon dioxide and water as waste products, and converting ADP to engery-rich ATP
The breakdown of glucose by enzymes, releasing energy and pyruvic acid
Relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen
Relating to, involving, or requiring an absense of free oxygen
A projectio on a rotating part in machinery, designed to make sliding contact with another part while rotating and to impart reciprocal or variable motion to it
A plant that cycles carbon dixoide into four-carbon sugar compounds to enter into the calvin cycle. These plants are very efficient in hot, dry climates and make a lot of energy.
The set of chemical reaactions that take place in chloroplasts during photosynthesis. The cycle is light-independent because it takes place after the energy has been captured from sunlight
The oxidized form of NADP
The natural coloring matter of animal or plant tissue
The supportive tissue of an epithelial organ, tumor, gonad, etc. ,consisting of connective tissues and blood vessels
A stcack of thylakoids embedded in the stroma of a chloroplast
Each of a number of flattened sacs inside a chloroplast, bounded by the pigmneted membranes on which the light reactions of photosynthesis take place, and arranged in stacks or grana
(Adenosine Triphosphate) A high-energy molecule found in every cell. It's job is to store and supply the cell with needed energy
A set of metabolic reactions and processes that take place in the cells oforganisms to convert biochemical energy from nutrients into ATP, and then release waste products
The process by which green plants and some other organisms use sunlight to synthesize foods from carbon dioxide and water

Photosynthesis Crossword

Photosynthesis Crossword
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process by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and high-energy carbohydrates such as sugar and starches
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer
the steps in photosynthesis that occur on the thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast and that convert solar energy to the chemical energy of ATP and NADPH, evolving oxygen in the process
a green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, and some bacteria
an organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating other organisms or their byproducts and that cannot synthesize organic compounds from inorganic materials
specialized ground tissue that makes up the bulk of most leaves; performs most of a plant's photosynthesis
the second of two major stages in photosynthesis (following the light reactions), involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate.
a colored chemical compound that absorbs light, producing color
A flattened membrane sac inside the chloroplast, used to convert light energy into chemical energy.
granum (grana) a stack of thylakoids in a chloroplast
The fluid of the chloroplast surrounding the thylakoid membrane; involved in the synthesis of organic molecules from carbon dioxide and water.
large protein that uses energy from H+ ions to bind ADP and a phosphate group together to produce ATP
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. These reactions are also called the Calvin Cycle
is the set of metabolic reactions and processes that take place in the cells of organisms to convert biochemical energy from nutrients into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), and then release waste products.
a compound composed of adenosine and three phosphate groups that supplies energy for many biochemical cellular processes by undergoing enzymatic hydrolysis.

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword Puzzle

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword Puzzle
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Able to make energy from Light Energy (Plants)
Able to make energy from Chemicals (Bacteria)
Obtains energy from food; Cannot make energy (Animals & Humans)
The Organelle found in plants and algae cells where Photosynthesis takes place
Stacks of Thylakoids
Flattened discs where Light-Dependent Reactions occur
The Solution/Space inside the Thylakoid where Light-Independent Reactions occur
Cannot occur without Oxygen; requires Oxygen
Ca occur with or without Oxygen present; Does NOT require Oxygen
A green pigment found in most plant cells; gives plants there green color, reacts with sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to form Carbohydrates; located in Chloroplast
The process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to produce Carbohydrates and Oxygen
The process by which cells obtain energy from Carbohydrates; Atmospheric Oxygen combines with Glucose to form Water and Carbon Dioxide
The 1st step of Photosynthesis; Light Energy is captured and stored as NADPH and Oxygen gas is released; requires light
The 2nd step of Photosynthesis; Calvin Cycle forms Organic compounds using the stored energy(Glucose)
The anaerobic breakdown of glucose to Pyruvic Acid, which makes a small amount of energy available to cells in the form of ATP; 1st Step of Cellular Respiration
A series of biochemical reactions that convert Pyruvic Acid into Carbon Dioxide and Water; it is the major pathway of oxidation for many organisms and it releases energy; 2nd Step of Cellular Respiration
Known as ETC, it converts the most energy into ATP for cells; domino effect; Final Step in Cellular Respiration

PHOTOSYNTHESIS Word Search

PHOTOSYNTHESIS  Word Search
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electron transport chain
absorption spectrum
accessory pigments
thylakoid membrane
PHOTO RESPIRATION
photorespiration
carbon fixation
light reactions
reaction center
VISIBLE LIGHT
NADP REDUCTASE
photosynthesis
SPECTROMETER
ATP-Synthase
Calvin cycle
heterotrophs
chlorophyll
chloroplast
WAVELENGTH
autotrophs
oxidation
pigments
glucose
stomata
granum
oxygen
Photon
stroma
light
lumen
NADP+
NADPH
stoma
ATP

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword
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The first step of Cellular Respiration where glucose is broken in half and 2 ATP energy units are released.
Short for Adenosine Triphosphate. It is the energy that is released when the mitochondrion breaks down the sugars you have eaten.
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate.
The steps in photosynthesis that occur on the thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast and that convert solar energy to the chemical energy of ATP and NADPH, evolving oxygen in the process.
The small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move
Organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer.
An organelle inside a plant cell only where photosynthesis takes place
An organism that must eat plants or other animals for food
An organelle inside an animal AND plant cell where cellular respiration takes place
The process by which plants use carbon dioxide + energy from the sun to create sugars and oxgen
Produces 36 ATP energy units for each sugar molecule broken up
The process that takes place inside all eukaryotic cells (both plants and animals) that breaks down sugars to produce energy in the form of ATP
Cellular respiration that takes place when there is oxygen
Cellular respiration that takes place where there is NO oxygen
Sugars produced by photosynthesis
Primary light absorbing pigment in autotrophs

Photosynthesis Crossword

Photosynthesis Crossword
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Principal chemical compound that cells use to store and release energy
Scientist who devised an experiment to find out if plants grew by taking material out of the soil
organisms which make their own food
Light absorbing pigment found in plants
The location inside a plant cell where photosynthesis takes place
Organisms that obtain energy from the food they consume
saclike photosynthetic membranes inside the chloroplasts that are arranged in stacks known as grana
The process plants use the energy of sunlight to convert H2O and CO2 into carbohydrates and Oxygen
What is the waste product from photosynthesis that all other animals can't exist without?
Proteins in the thylakoid membrane that are the "light collecting" units of the chloroplast
This cycle uses ATP and NADPH to produce high energy sugars. I takes place in the stroma and doesn't require light
One factor that affects photosynthesis is _____________.
Where does a plants increase in mass come from?
The leaves of most plants appear green because they __________ green light

Photosynthesis Crossword

Photosynthesis Crossword
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The sugar that CO2 is first added to in the Calvin Cylce
The first step of the Calvin Cycle
The second step of the Calvin Cycle
The organelle where photosynthesis takes place
Electron carrier used in photosynthesis
The light reaction occurs in the ________ __________
The Calvin Cyle occurs in the _______.
______ is split during the light reaction
______ is the terminal electron accetor of the light reaction
The purpose of the ETC is to make a ________.
The H+ gradient is used as an energy source to make ____
ATP is made using this enzyme
_____ is used to excited e- to power the ETC
_____ capture light
The gas given off as a result of the light reaction
Gas needed for the Calvin Cycle
Enzyme responsible for adding CO2 to RUBP
The process when O2 binds to RuBP instead of CO2
________, algae, and cyanobacteria photosynthesize

Photosynthesis and The Calvin-Cycle Crossword

Photosynthesis and The Calvin-Cycle Crossword
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An important gas produced in photosynthesis
The openings in a leaf that allow the passing of gases into and out of the leaf
Dark or light independent reactions
Protein molecules that aid in photosynthetic reactions
The place in a plant cell where photosynthesis happens
Process in which plants use the suns energy to make food
The stacks of thylakoids embedded in the stroma of the chloroplast
Green pigment in plants
a sugar made up of carbon (C), hydrogen (H), and oxygen (O)
The decomposition or separation of molecules by the action of light
Organism that makes its own food from the sun
Singular form of grana
Sugar formed from carbon dioxide and water
The water based, fluid filled area of the chloroplast
The original source of all earths energy
CO2
Adenosine triphosphate (nucleotide)
A living organism (tree, shrub, leaf, flower, etc.)
Needed for photosynthesis, along with carbon dioxide and the sun.
A small membranous sac within a chloroplast of a plant

Cell Energy Crossword

Cell Energy Crossword
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Organisms that make their own food through photosynthesis and chemosynthesis are called...
What is the fluid inside chloroplast?
A membrane that contains chlorophyll
oxygen is taken in as _______ ________ is released
Molecule split into two during the light dependent reactions
phase 1 of photosynthesis, light energy is converted into chemical energy & stored as ATP/NADPH
The light independent reaction also known as the _____ _____
What is the process used by plants to capture energy to create food?
What are organisms that eat other organisms?
What relates to a chemical reaction that requires the absorption of energy?
Chlorophyll gives plants its green...
Adenosine triphosphate is also known as___
What is split into two pyruvates during glycolysis?
What is used in anabolic reactions and is the reduced form of NADP+
It's released in light dependent reactions
What is the molecule in chloroplast that absorbs energy from sunlight?

Carbon and Oxygen Cycle Crossword

Carbon and Oxygen Cycle Crossword
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What takes place in the mitochondria during Gycolysis?
Photosynthesis needs this.
This goes with sunlight and enters the light dependent reactions.
This is used during respiration and given out during Photosynthesis. This also enters the Electron Transport Chain to make ATP.
What is broken down into Pyruvic Acid and used during the Kreb's Cycle?
Cellular Respiration takes place in this.
Photosynthesis takes place in this.
Sunlight and water enters this to produce ATP, NADH, and Oxygen.
This is given out to air when food is used by animals during respiration to produce energy to live and grow
This converts carbon dioxide and other compounds into glucose. These reactions occur in the stroma, in the chloroplast, and on the outside of the thylakoid membranes.
This is where the Carbon cycle and Calvin cycle of photosynthesis take place.
During photosynthesis, carbon dioxide is taken in from the atmosphere through this and oxygen is released as a waste product.
This is a membrane in chloroplasts and the site of the light depended reactions of photosynthesis.
These are stacks of thylakoids in the stroma of a chlorplast that contain important light-absorbing pigments, such as chlorophyll.

Photosynthesis & Cellular respiration Crossword

Photosynthesis & Cellular respiration  Crossword
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Respiration without oxygen
green pigment
Makes glucose from sunlight
Too much exercise and not enough oxygen can cause
with oxygen
Step on in cellular respiration-split glucose
Fermentation with yeast makes
The opposition of photosynthesis
Adenosine triphosphate
Place where cells perform glycolysis
Organelle found in all organisms that is the site of aerobic cellular respiration
takes glycolysis to produce carbon dioxide and high energy electrons
type of respiration without oxygen used by organisms such as yeast
CO2
O2
H2O
C6H12O6
The starting material in a chemical reaction
Absorbs light energy, pigment that it's green color
Energy used by plants to produce their own food
tiny holes in the leaves where carbon dioxide and oxygen enter and exit
Ability to do work
Obtain energy from the foods they consume
Organisms that use light energy from the sun to produce food
Chloroplasts contain sac like structures called
Light collecting units of the chloroplast
Carry the high energy electrons
protein that uses energy from H+to form ATP and ADP
NADP+ becomes
Thylakoids are stacked=