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An electron carrier molecule. NADP
A series of anaerobic chemical reactions in the cytoplasm that breaks down glucose into pyruvic acid. Glycolysis
Chemical reactions that require the process of oxygen. Aerobic
The molecule that is formed from the breaking off of a phosphate group for ATP. ADP
Series of reactions during the light independent phase of photosynthesis. Calvin Cycle
Chemical reactions that do not require the presence of oxygen. Anaerobic
Molecule in cells that stores energy. ATP
Reaction that takes place in the the thylakoid membranes of a chloroplast during light-dependent reactions Photolysis
Process by which autotrophs trap energy from sunlight. Photosynthesis
A molecule that absorbs specific wavelengths of sunlight. Pigment
Chemical process where mitochondria breaks down food molecules to make ATP. CellularRespiration
Anaerobic process in which cells convert pyruvic acid into carbon dioxide and ethyl alcohol. alcoholfermentation
Absorbs light to provide energy for photosynthesis. Chlorophyll

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword Puzzle

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Able to make energy from Light Energy (Plants) Autotrophs
Able to make energy from Chemicals (Bacteria) Chemotrophs
Obtains energy from food; Cannot make energy (Animals & Humans) Heterotrophs
The Organelle found in plants and algae cells where Photosynthesis takes place Chloroplast
Stacks of Thylakoids Grana
Flattened discs where Light-Dependent Reactions occur Thylakoid
The Solution/Space inside the Thylakoid where Light-Independent Reactions occur Stroma
Cannot occur without Oxygen; requires Oxygen Aerobic Respiration
Ca occur with or without Oxygen present; Does NOT require Oxygen Anaerobic Respiration
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 Chlorophyll
The process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to produce Carbohydrates and Oxygen Photosynthesis
The process by which cells obtain energy from Carbohydrates; Atmospheric Oxygen combines with Glucose to form Water and Carbon Dioxide Cellular Respiration
The 1st step of Photosynthesis; Light Energy is captured and stored as NADPH and Oxygen gas is released; requires light Light-Dependent Reactions
The 2nd step of Photosynthesis; Calvin Cycle forms Organic compounds using the stored energy(Glucose) Light-Independent Reactions
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 Glycolysis
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 Krebs Cycle
Known as ETC, it converts the most energy into ATP for cells; domino effect; Final Step in Cellular Respiration Electron Transport Chain

Chapter 8 and 9 Biology Crossword

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Compound used by cells to store and release energy (ATP) Adenosine triphosphate
Process used by plants and other autotrophs to capture light energy and use it to power chemical reactions that convert carbon dioxide and water into oxygen and energy-rich carbohydrates such as sugars and starches Photosynthesis
Light-absorbing molecule used by plants to gather the sun's energy Pigment
Principal pigment of plants and other photosynthetic organisms Chlorophyll
Organelle found in cells of plants and some other organisms that captures the energy from sunlight and converts it into chemical energy Chloroplast
Set of reactions in photosynthesis that use energy from light to produce ATP and NADPH Light-dependent reaction
Set of reactions in photosynthesis that do not require light; energy from ATP and NADPH is used to build high-energy compounds such as sugar (Calvin Cycle) Light-independent reaction
first set of reactions in cellular respiration in which a molecule of glucose is broken into two molecules of pyruvic acid glycolysis
process that releases energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules in the presence of oxygen Cellular Respiration
process by which cells release energy in the absence of oxygen Fermenation
process that does not require oxygen Anaerobic
process that requires oxygen aerobic
second stage of cellular respiration in which pyruvic acid is broken down into carbon dioxide in a series of energy-extracting reactions Krebs cycle

Cell Energy Crossword

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

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 photosynthesis
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer autotroph
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 light reactions
a green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, and some bacteria chlorophyll
an organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating other organisms or their byproducts and that cannot synthesize organic compounds from inorganic materials heterotroph
specialized ground tissue that makes up the bulk of most leaves; performs most of a plant's photosynthesis mesophyll
the second of two major stages in photosynthesis (following the light reactions), involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. Calvin Cycle
a colored chemical compound that absorbs light, producing color pigment
A flattened membrane sac inside the chloroplast, used to convert light energy into chemical energy. thylakoid
granum (grana) a stack of thylakoids in a chloroplast granum
The fluid of the chloroplast surrounding the thylakoid membrane; involved in the synthesis of organic molecules from carbon dioxide and water. stroma
large protein that uses energy from H+ ions to bind ADP and a phosphate group together to produce ATP ATP synthase
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 dark reactions
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. Cellular respiration
a compound composed of adenosine and three phosphate groups that supplies energy for many biochemical cellular processes by undergoing enzymatic hydrolysis. ATP

Vocab for photosynthesis Crossword

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Compound used by cells to store and release energy Adenosine triphosphate
Process that requires oxygen Aerobic
Process that does not require oxygen Anaerobic
Process that releases energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules in the presence of oxygen Cellular respiration
Principal pigment of plants and other photosynthetic organisms Chlorophyll
Organelle found in cells of plants and some other organisms that captures the energy from sunlight and converts it into chemical energy Chloroplast
Process by which cells release energy in the absence of oxygen Fermentation
First set of reactions in cellular respiration in which a molecule of gluecose is broken into two molecules of pyruvic acid Glycolysis
Second stage of cellular respiration in which pyruvic acid is broken down into carbon dioxide in a series of energy-extracting reactions Krebs cycle
Set of reactions in photosynthesis that use energy from light to produce ATP and NADPH Light-dependent reaction
Set of reactions in photosynthesis that do not require light. Also called the Calvin Cycle Light-independent reaction
Process used by plants and other autotrophs to capture light energy and jse it to power chemical reactions that convert carbon dioxide and water into oxygen and energy-rich carbohydrates such as sugars and starches Photosynthesis
Light-absorbing molecule used by plants to gether the sun's energy Pigment

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. Glycosis
Short for Adenosine Triphosphate. It is the energy that is released when the mitochondrion breaks down the sugars you have eaten. ATP
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. Calvincycle
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. Lightreactions
The small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move Stomata
Organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer. Autotroph
An organelle inside a plant cell only where photosynthesis takes place Chloroplast
An organism that must eat plants or other animals for food heterotroph
An organelle inside an animal AND plant cell where cellular respiration takes place Mitochondria
The process by which plants use carbon dioxide + energy from the sun to create sugars and oxgen Photosynthesis
Produces 36 ATP energy units for each sugar molecule broken up Krebscycle
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 Cellularrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place when there is oxygen Aerobicrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place where there is NO oxygen anaerobicrespiration
Sugars produced by photosynthesis Glucose
Primary light absorbing pigment in autotrophs chlorophyll

Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration crossword

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adenosine triphosphate; high-energy molecule that contains, within its bonds, energy that cells can use ATP
adenosine diphosphate; low-energy molecule that can be converted into ATP ADP
process by which ATP is synthesized by using chemicals as an energy source instead of light chemosynthesis
process by which light energy is converted to chemical energy; produces sugar and oxygen from carbon dioxide and water photosynthesis
light-absorbing pigment molecule in photosynthetic organisms chlorophyll
membrane-bound structure within chloroplasts that contains chlorophyll thylakoid
part of photosynthesis that absorbs energy from sunlight and transfers energy to the light-independent reaction lightdependentreactions
part of photosynthesis that uses energy absorbed during the light-dependent reactions to synthesize carbohydrates lightindependentreaction
series of light-absorbing pigments and proteins that capture and transfer energy in the thylakoid membrane photosystem
series of proteins in the thylakoid and mitochondrial membranes that aid in converting ADP to ATP by transferring electrons electrontransportchain
enzyme that catalyzes the reaction that adds a high-energy phosphate group to ADP to form ATP ATPsynthase
process by which a photosynthetic organism uses energy to synthesize simple sugars from carbon dioxide calvincycle
process of producing ATP by breaking down carbon-based molecules when oxygen is present cellularrespiration
process that requires oxygen to occur aerobic
anaerobic process in which glucose is broken down into two molecules of pyruvate and two net ATP are produced glycolysis
process that does not require oxygen to occur anaerobic
process during cellular respiration that breaks down a carbon molecule to produce molecules that are used in the electron transport chain krebscycle
anaerobic process by which ATP is produced by glycolysis fermentation
product of fermentation in many types of cells, including human muscle cells lacticacid

Photosynthesis & Cellular respiration Crossword

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

Bioenergetics Crossword

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Process that uses chemical energy, instead of light energy, to make the energy storing molecule of glucose Chemosynthesis
Sequence of biochemical reactions, catalyzed by enzymes, that occur in all living cells and concerned mainly with the exchange of energy Biochemical pathway
A natural compound that gives color to plants and animals Pigment
The mechanism in plants by which chlorophyll and other light-absorbing pigments absorb energy from sunlight Photosystem
The process of converting carbon dioxide from the atmosphere into carbohydrates, like glucose, by photosynthesis Carbon fixation
Anaerobic respiration performed by bacteria and muscle cells Lactic acid fermentation
Plant pigment responsible for red, orange, and yellow colors Carotenoid
A lower energy molecule that can be converted to ATP by adding a phosphate group ADP
Any pigment in plant leaves other than chlorophyll Accessory pigment
Movement of hydrogen ions across a semipermeable membrane during cellular respiration or photosynthesis to generate ATP Chemiosmosis
Process that does not require oxygen to occur Anaerobic respiration
Membrane bound organelle where cellular respiration takes place Mitochondria
Membrane bound organelle where photosynthesis occurs Chloroplast
Another name for the Krebs cycle Citric acid cycle
Pores on the underside of a leaf Stoma
Enzyme that adds a phosphate group to ADP to make ATP ATP synthase
The molecule glucose is converted to during glycolysis Pyruvic acid
Anaerobic stage during cellular respiration that occurs in the cytoplasm Glycolysis
Third stage of cellular respiration when most ATP molecules are produced Electron transport chain
Site where oxygen in produced in the chloroplast Thylakoids
Second phase of photosynthesis Calvin cycle
Reactions that convert light energy into chemical energy Photosynthesis
Chemical reactions in which glucose is converted into ATP in the mitochondria Cellular respiration
Form of cellular energy synthesized in the mitochondria ATP
Area of the chloroplast where the Calvin Cycle takes place Stroma
Anaerobic respiration performed by yeast cells Alcoholic fermentation
Cellular respiration that requires oxygen Aerobic respiration
Second stage of cellular respiration that requires only 2 ATP Krebs cycle
First phase of photosynthesis that occurs in the thylakoid membranes Light dependent reactions
Another name for anaerobic respiration Fermentation

Chapter 8-9 vocab Crossword

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Compound used by cells to store and release energy Adenosine triphosphate
Process used by plants to capture light energy and convert carbon dioxide and water into oxygen Photosynthesis
Light absorbing molecule used by plants to absorbe the sun's enrgy Pigment
Principle pigment of plants and other photosynthesis organisms Chlorophyll
Organelle found in plants that captures energy from the sun and turns it into chemicle energy chloroplast
Reaction in photosynthesis that converts light energy to ATP Light dependant reaction
Reactions in photosynthesis that does not need light Light independant reaction
First set of reactions in cellular respiration in which a molecule is broken into two molecules of pyruvic acid Glycolysis
Process that relaeses by breaking down glucose and other food molecules Cellular respiration
Process by which cells release energy in the absence of oxygen Fermentation
Process that does not require oxygen Anaerobic
Process that requires oxygen Aerobic
Second stage of cellular respiration in which pyruvic acid is broken down into carbon dioxide in a series of energy extracting reactions Krebs cycle