Chapter 3 Crossword

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Nov 2, 2016
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the central part of a plant or animal cell nucleus
capture energy from sunlight to produce food chloroplast
provides energy to the cell from the food to carry out its functions mitochondria
substance that cannot be broken down element
when two or more elements are combined compound
made from the elements carbon, hydrogen and oxygen carbohydrates
cell membranes consist mainly of this lipids
organic molecules made of carbon hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and some cases sulfur protein
speeds up chemical reactions in living things enzymes
very long organic molecules nucleic acid
deoxyribonucleic acid DNA
the shape of a DNA molecule is described as double helix
allows some substances to pass by but not others selectively premeable
dissolved materials across a cell membrane without using cellular energy passive transport
when molecules move from high concentration to low concentration area diffusion
the diffusion of water molecules across a selectively premeable membrane osmosis
movement of metrials across a cell membrane using cellular energy active transport
changes shape and engulfs the particle endocytosis
captures energy in sunlight to make food photosynthesis
an organism that makes its own food autotroph
an organism that cannot make its own food heterotroph
the main pigment in photosynthesis in chloroplast chlorophyll
the process in which cells obtain energy from glucose cellular respiration
an energy releasing process that does not require oxygen fermentation
cellular respiration that does not require oxygen aerobic respiration
cellular respiration that requires oxygen anaerobic respiration
an organism that makes its own food producer

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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword

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Oct 23, 2016
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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

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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword Puzzle

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Oct 22, 2017
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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

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Photosynthesis Crossword

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Mar 3, 2016
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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

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Cell process Crossword

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Nov 8, 2017
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where cellular respiration takes place Mitochondria
processes in which plants make food photosynthesis
moving materials across the membrane Active transport
a small opening in the leaves stomata
converts glucose and oxygen into ATP with energy Cellular respiration
coverts materials across the cell membrane without energy passive transport
the diffusion of water across the cell membrane. osmosis
passive movement of particle form high to low concentration diffusion
moves particles that are to large transport proteins
Organelle that absorbs sunlight Chloroplast
When the gogli complex surrounds in a vesicle to be removed from the cell Exocytosis
Cell membrane surrounds a large particle in a vessel and carries it into cell Endocytosis
selectivley permiable covering of cell Cell Membrane
substances can pass through the cell membrane while others cannot selectively prmeable
how crowded something is or how much something is in something else concentration
diffusion with a transport protien that does not need ATP facilitated diffusion
the normal way materials flow gradient
energy for all life functions atp
the process of making ATP without the use of oxygen fermentation

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Photosynthesis Crossword

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Jan 25, 2017
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Compound used by cells to store and release energy 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 suns 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 Chloroplasts
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 energy from ATP and NADPH is used to build high-energy compounds such as sugar also called the Calvin cycle Light-independent reaction
First set of reactions in cellular respiration in which a molecule of glucose is broken into two molecules of pryuvic 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 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

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Chapter 4 Biology Crossword

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Oct 12, 2016
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a molecule that transfers energy from the breakdown of food molecules to cell processes ATP
a lower-energy molecule that can be converted into ATP by the addition of a phosphate group ADP
measures of energy calories
process by which organisms use chemical energy instead of light energy Chemosynthesis
process that captures energy from sunlight to make sugars Photosynthesis
a molecule in chloroplasts that absorb some of the energy in visibly light Chlorophyll
where photosynthesis in plants take place Chloroplasts
coin-shaped, membrane enclosed compartments thylakoids
two groups of molecules that capture and transfer energy photosystems
carbon dioxide from atmosphere and the energy carried by ATP and NADPH to make simple sugars Calvincycle
releases chemical energy from sugars and other carbon based molecules cellular respiration
oxygen is needed for a process to take place aerobic
splits glucose into two three-carbon molecules glycolysis
oxygen is not needed for a process to take place anaerobic
removes electrons from NADH molecules fermentation
causes muscles to "burn" lacticacid

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Vocab for photosynthesis Crossword

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Jan 25, 2017
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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

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Characteristics of Life Crossword

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Sep 18, 2016
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Liquid part of a cell inside the cell membrane Cytoplasm
Membrane surrounded component of a eukaryotic cell with a specialized function Organelle
Stiff structure outside the cell membrane that protects a cell from attack by viruses and other harmful organisms CellWall
A large macromolecule that does not dissolve in water Lipid
Series of chemical reactions that convert light energy, water, and carbon dioxide into the food energy molecule glucose and give off oxygen Photosynthesis
Process by which glucose is broken down into smaller molecules Glycolysis
Process during which a cell takes in a substance by surrounding it with the cell membrane Endocytosis
The movement of substances through a cell membrane using the cell's energy ActiveTransport
Macromolecules that form when long chains of molecules called nucleotides join together. NucleicAcids
When joining many small molecules together Macromolecule
One sugar molecule, two sugar molecules, or a long chain of sugar molecules Carbohydrates
Network of threadlike proteins joined together that gives a cell it's shape and helps it move Cytoskeleton
Long chains of amino acid molecules Proteins
All living things are made of one or more cells, the cell is the smallest unit of life, and all new cells come from preexisting cells CellTheory
Reaction that eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells can use to obtain energy from food when oxygen levels are low Fermentation
Process during which a cell's vesicles release their contents outside the cell Exocytosis
Flexible covering that protects the inside of a cell from the environment outside the cell CellMembrane
Movement of substance through a cell membrane without using the cell's energy PassiveTransport
Membrane-bound organelle that uses light energy and males glucose from water and carbon dioxide in the process of photosynthesis Chloroplast
An organism's ability to maintain steady internal conditions when outside conditions change Homeostasis
The smallest unit of life Cell
Living things that are made of only one cell Unicellular
Movement of substances from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration Diffusion
Series of chemical reactions that convert the energy in food molecules into a usable form of energy called ATP CellularRespiration
Things that have all the characteristics of life Organism
Living things that are made from two or more cells Multicellular
Part of a eukaryotic cell that directs cell activity and contains genetic info stored in DNA Nucleus

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chapter 4 vocabulary Crossword

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Sep 29, 2016
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The movement of particles from regions of higher density to regions of lower density. diffusion
The diffusion of water through a semipermeable membrane. Osmosis
The movement of substances across a cell membrane without the use of energy by the cell. Passive Transport
The movement of substances across the cell membrane that requires the cell to use energy. Active Transport
: The process by which a cell membrane surrounds a particle and encloses the particle in a vesicle to bring the particle into the cell. Endocytosis
The process in which a cell releases a particle by enclosing the particle in a vesicle that then moves to the cell surface and fuses with the cell membrane. Exocytosis
The process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to make food. Photosynthesis
: The process by which cells use oxygen to produce energy from food. Cellular Respiration
The breakdown of food without the use of oxygen. Fermentation
The life cycle of a cell Cell cycle
In eukaryotic cell, one of the structures in the nucleus that are made up of DNA and protein; in a prokaryotic cell, the main ring of DNA. Chromosomes
Chromosomes that have the same sequence of genes and the same structure. Homologous Chromosome
In eukaryotic cells, a process of cell division that forms two nuclei, each of which has the same number of chromosomes. Mitosis
The division of the cytoplasm of a cell. Cytokinesis

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Photosynthesis Crossword

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Oct 18, 2016
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Light-independent reactions during phase 2 of photo-synthesis in which energy is stored in organic in organic molecules as glucose. Calvin Cycle
In chloroplasts, one of the stacked, flattened, pigment-containing membranes in which light-dependent reactrions occur. Thylakoid
One of the stacks of pigment containing thylakoid in a plant's chloroplasts. Granum
In photosynthesis, the major electron carrier involved in electron transport NADP+
Light absorbing colored molecule, such as chlorophyll and carotenoid, in the thylakoid membrane of chloroplasts. PIGMENT
Two phase anabolic pathway in which the sun's light energy is converted to chemical energy for use by the cell. PHOTOSYNTHESIS
Metabolic process that doesnt require oxygen. ANAEROBIC
ENERGY ATP
Series of reactions in which pigruvate is broken down into carbon dioxide inside of the mitochondria of cells; also called tricarboxylic acid cycle. KREBS CYCLE
Fluid filled space outside the grana in which light-dependent reactions take place. STROMA
Catabolic pathway in which organic molecules are broken down to release energy for use by the cell. CELLULAR RESPIRATION
Process in which NAD+ is regenerated, allowing cells to maintain glycolysis in the absence of oxygen. FERMINATION
An aerobic process; first stage of cellular respiration in which glucose is broken down into 2 molecules of pyruvate. GLYCOLISIS
Toward the surface of a plant and where photosynthesis is typically occurs. Cells exposed to oxygen. C4PLANTS
A metabolic process that requires oxygen. AEROBIC
Carbon fixation pathway that evolved in some plants as an adaptation to arid conditions. CAM

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