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

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

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 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

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Word Search

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sunlight
muscle contraction
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water
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light energy
lactic acid
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aerobic
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cristae
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carbon dioxide
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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

Photosynthesis Crossword

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

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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The chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeasts, or other microorganisms, typically involving effervescence and giving off of heat Fermentation
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 Krebs Cycle
The breakdown of glucose by enzymes, releasing energy and pyruvic acid Glycolsis
Relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen Aerobic
Relating to, involving, or requiring an absense of free oxygen Anaaerobic
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 CAM
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. C4 Plants
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 Calvin Cycle
The oxidized form of NADP NADP+
The natural coloring matter of animal or plant tissue Pigment
The supportive tissue of an epithelial organ, tumor, gonad, etc. ,consisting of connective tissues and blood vessels Stroma
A stcack of thylakoids embedded in the stroma of a chloroplast Granum
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 Thylakoid
(Adenosine Triphosphate) A high-energy molecule found in every cell. It's job is to store and supply the cell with needed energy ATP
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 Cellular Respiration
The process by which green plants and some other organisms use sunlight to synthesize foods from carbon dioxide and water Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Matching Quiz Worksheet

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This light is a mixture of wavelengths. White Light
Molecules that capture energy from sunlight. Pigments
Main pigment used in plants for photosynthesis. Chlorophyll
Sack-like photosynthetic membranes Thylakoids
Stack of thycakoids. Granum
Chloroplast outside the thylakoid. Stroma
Compounds that accept high energy electrons and transfers them. Electron Carrier
Primary electron carrier NADP+
Use water and energy from sunlight to produce oxygen and energy carriers. Light Dependent Reaction
Uses ATP, NADPH, and CO2 to make sugars. Light Independent Reactions
Clusters of chlorophyll and protein found in the thylakoids. Photosystems
First to capture light energy at the 680nm wavelengths. Photosystem II
Proteins that carry high-energy electrons from one photosystem to another. Electron Transport Chain
Second to capture light at 700nm wavelength. Photosystem I
Proteins that creates ATP. ATP Synthase
Process utilized that turns ATP,NADPH and Carbon Dioxide into sugars. Calvin Cycle
Shortages that can slow or stop photosynthesis. Water
Slows down or stop photosynthesis. Low Temperatures
This intensity increases the rate of photosynthesis. Light
Photosynthesis uses sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into. sugar and oxygen

Carbon and Oxygen Cycle Crossword

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