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____________ makes plants green. Chlorophyll
Plants obtain ____________ from air for photosynthesis. Carbondioxide
Plants can trap __________ and make life. Sunlight
plants make ________ from water and carbon dioxide. food
____________ bring life to Earth through photosynthesis. plants
Excess ___________ leaves through the stomata. oxygen
sugar made by plants is mostly changed into ____________ starch
There are many tiny openings on the under-side of the leaves called _________ stomata
The stems of some plant can make food such as those of _____________ Cacti
photo means _____________ light
plants lose water in the form of ____________________ water vapour
To test a leaf for _____________ soak it in a basin of warm water. respiration
_____________________ is used to test a leaf for starch Iodine

All About Plants Crossword

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Completes its life cycle within a year Annual
Plants life cycle normally taking two seasons Biennial
A green pigment in plants absorbing light energy used to carry out photosynthesis Chlorophyll
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs chloroplast
An angiosperm which has two seed leaves dicot
Young plant developing from the zygote embryo
Joining on a sperm cell and an egg cell fertilization
Part of stamen supporting an anther filament
Sprouting of the embryo from a seed that occurs where the embryo resumes growth germination
A plant producing seeds that ae not enclosed by a protective cover gymnosperm
An angiosperm with one seed leaf monocot
A structure containing egg cells ovary
A plant lasting for three seasons or more perennial
The vascular tissue through food moving in some plants phloem
Process where a plant captures energy in sunlight and is used to make food photosynthesis
A threadlike root that anchors nonvascular plants to the ground rhizoid
The male reproductive part of a flower which produces pollen stamen
Pollen grains land on this sticky part stigma
Small openings on surface layers of a leaf and is controlled when a gas enters and exits the leaf stomata
Cell organelle storing materials such as water, salt, protein, and carbohydrates vacuole
System of a tube like structure in plants where minerals an food move vacular tissue
Vascular tissue carrying water upward from the roots to every part of the plant xylem
A fertilized egg zygote

Photosynthesis Vocabulary Crossword

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use sunlight to create food and chemical energy Photosynthesis
green pigment in plants used to absorb sunlight Chlorophyll
a microscopic opening in the epidermis of a plant Stomata
plants absorb water through roots, then give off water vaper through leaf pores Transpiration
a plastid in green plant cells that contains chlorophyll Chloroplast
an important sugar and energy source in living organisms; component of many carbohydrates Glucose
colorless, odorless gas absorbed by plants in photosynthesis Carbon dioxide
energy coming from the sun, light Radiant energy
energy stored in the bonds of chemical compounds Chemical enrgy
colorless, odorless reactive gas; life-supporting component of air Oxygen

Botany Crossword

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The study of plants Botany
Moving pollen from one flower to another Pollination
A sperm cell joining with an egg cell Fertilization
Life process - getting from one place to another Movement
Having offspring Reproduction
Breaking down food to make energy Respiration
Being aware of the environment Sensitivity
The building blocks of plants and animals Cells
Group made up of flowering plants Angiosperms
Plants that have fronds for leaves Ferns
Part of a seed that forms the first shoot Plumule
Part of a seed that forms the first root Radicle
The seed coat Testa
Tool used to look at very tiny objects in the lab Microscope
Microscope lens closest to the specimen Objective
Part of the microscope where the slide is placed Stage
Liquid used to make cells more visible on a microscope slide Stain
Chemical used to test for starch in the starch test Iodine
Brightly coloured part of a flower Petal
Male part of a flower Stamen
Female part of flower (also known as the pistil) Carpel
Where pollen is stored in a flower Anther
One way that some plants disperse their seeds Water
Part of the cell that acts as the 'brain' Nucleus
Plant part where photosynthesis happens Leaf
Chemical that makes plants green Chlorophyll
Process by which plants make food Photosynthesis

Plant Vocabulary Words Crossword

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the process when organisms make more of their kind reproduction
male and female sex cells unite to make new life sexual reproduction
the male part of a flower stamen
the long, thin part of the stamen filament
small pieces of pollen that contains the sperm pollen grain
the female part of a plant pistil
the base of the pistil ovary
the female sex cell egg
how male and female sex cells unite pollination
a system of tubes that take water and minerals upward through the stem to the leaves xylem
the process of how plants make their food photosynthesis
how animals react when they eat a plant cellular respiration
the green substance that absorbs sunlight for photosynthesis chlorophyll
the male sex cell sperm
controls what enters and leaves the leaf stomata
what goes in reactant
what comes out product
when water travels throughout a plant transpiration
sucks in water from the soil for the plant roots
takes in carbon dioxide and releases oxygen leaf

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

Nutrition In Plants Crossword

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The components of food that are necessary for our body Nutrients
The mode of taking food by an organism and its utilisation by the body Nutrition
The mode of nutrition in which organisms make food themselves Autotrophic Nutrition
The mode of nutrition in which organisms take in ready made food Heterotrophic Nutrition
The bodies of living organisms that are made of tiny units Cells
Tiny pores present in the under surface of a leaf Stomata
The green pigment that helps the leaves in photosynthesis Chlorophyll
The synthesis of food that occurs in the presence of sunlight Photosynthesis
Slimy,Green patches in ponds or in other stagnant water Algae
It deprives the host of the plant and takes in valuable nutrients Parasite
The plant on which a parasite climbs Host
The plants which eat insects Insectivorous Plants
The mode of nutrition in which organisms take in nutrients in solution form from dead and decaying matter Saprotrophic Nutrition
Organisms live together and share shelter and nutrients Symbiotic Relationship
A chlorophyll containing partner,which is an algae and a fungus live together Lichens

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 Word Search

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stomata
starch
soil
air
roots
leaves
oxygen
glucose
water
carbon dioxide
sunlight
chlorophyll

Photosynthesis Crossword

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Using light to make food Photosynthesis
Small opening on the underside of leaves Stomata
An organism that makes it's own food Autoroph
an organism that cannot make it's own food heterotroph
The pigment that is found in chloroplasts chlorophyll
The sugar that plants produce through photosynthesis Glucose
Plants need water and this for photosynthesis Carbon Dioxide
Plants produce sugar and this during photosynthesis oxygen
Organism that uses energy from the sun to convert carbon dioxide and water into sugar and oxygen plants
The color of the pigment in chloroplasts Green
What plants use for energy for photosythesis sunlight

Photosynthesis Crossword

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A plant pigment that absorbs sunlight chlorophyll
the process by which plant use energy from the sun to produce sugar photosynthesis
The link between the organisms, in which animal eats and gets eaten by another organism food chain
Part of plant where photosynthesis generally occur Leaves
Chlorophyll absorbs every color of sunlight except this green
A compound needed for photosynthesis water
A compound needed for photosynthesis which is present in air carbondioxide
An animal that eats plant herbivore
A by product of photosynthesis oxygen
the product of photosynthesis glucose