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Protons move through this specialized channel to create th energy molecule. ATP synthase
carbon dioxide fixation with ribulose bisphosphate carboxylation
Where protons accumulate in the light dependent stages inner thylakoid
A graph showing the absorption of light by photsynthetic pigments absorption spectrum
Gaining electrons Reduction
Electrons are received and are used to reduce the electron carrier free energy
Enzyme essential for the light independent reaction rubisco
Converting inorganic carbon to organic carbon carbon fixation
Stack of thylakoids Granum
Product of photsynthesis glucose
Considered a waste product of photosynthesis oxygen
Light independent stage of photosynthesis Calvin cycle
Five carbon molecule that is carboxylated in the light independent stages rubp
Where the light dependent reactions take place Thylakoid membrane
Rate of photosynthesis of all wavelengths Action spectrum
The electron carrier in photosynthesis not produced in cyclic photophosphorylation NADP
Loss of electrons Oxidation
Splitting of water Photolysis
Where the light independent reactions take place Stroma
First photo activated area in light dependent reactions PSII

Photosynthesis Crossword

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

PHOTOSYNTHESIS Word Search

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

Photosynthesis Puzzle Crossword

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What are the H+ ions used for that are pulled inside the Thylakoid membrane? ATP synthase complex
Another name for the Calvin Cycle Carbon fixation
The break down of water photolysis
Where do light dependant reactions take place? Thylakoid membrane
A packet of light Photon
C6 H12 O6 Glucose
Energy released from electrons is through... Electron Transport Chain
Losing a electron Oxidation
Energy that travels to photons Light
Chlorophyll molecules working together to process the energy of a photon Photosystem
Light must be present for this reaction to occur Light dependant reaction
excitied electrons make... NADPH
Chloroplasts are found in... Plant cells
Does not require energy Light independant reaction
Synthesizing ATP using energy of an electrochemical gradient and the ATP synthase enzyme chemiosmosis
electron carrier in the enegry transfer Electron Transport Chain
Gaining an electron Reduction
Where does Carbon Fixation occur? Stroma
No sunlight(ATP) is required in this reaction Calvin Cycle
What happens when a Chlorophyll absords a photon? Gains energy

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 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

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 Crossword

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in a photosynthsis ;the major electron carrier involved in electron transport NADP+
two phase anabolic pathway in wich the suns light energy is converted to chemical energy for use by the cell photosynthesis
pathway renders plants the ability to live an adapt in in arid enviroments CAM
have competitive advantage over C3 plants under conditions of drought,high temperatures.etc C4 plants
is a nucleotide that contains a large amount of chemical energy stored in its high-energy phosphate bonds ATP
metabolic process that does not require oxyogen Anaerobic
light independent reactions during phase two of photosynythesis in which energy is stored in organic molecules as glucose calvin cycle
anaerobic process;first stage of cellular resperation in which glucose is broken down into molecules of pyruvate glycolysis
catabolic pathway in which organic moleecules are broken down to release energy for use by the cell cellular respiration
light absorbedin colored molecule such as chorophyll and carotenoid;in the thylakoid membranes of cloroplast pigment
series of reations in which pyruvate is broken down into carbon dioxide inside the mitocondria of cells krebs cycle
passive transport of icons and small molecules across the plasma membrane by transport proteines fermintation
metobolic process that requires oxygen aerobic
in a choroplast ,one of the stacked flattened, pigment-contaning membranes in which light dependent reactions occur thylakoid
fluid filled space outside the grana in wich light - dependent reactions take place stroma
one of the stacks of pigments -contaning thylakoids in a plants chloroplast granum

Energy, Photosynthesis, and Cellular Respiration Crossword

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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 The Calvin-Cycle Crossword

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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

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