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A self sustaining organism Autotroph
An organism that relies on other organisms for energy heterotroph
Converts light energy to chemical energy chloroplast
light particles Photons
substances that absorb light pigments
Light-capturing unit located in the thylakoid membrane photosystems
Stacked columns of thylakoids grana
Microscopic pore in a leaf stomata
Location where chlorophyll is concentrated in the leaf Mesophyll
Light travels in wavelengths

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 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 & 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

Ch 8. Photosynthesis Crossword

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the conversion of light energy to chemical energy that is stored in organic molecules such as sugar photosynthesis
organisms that sustain themselves without eating anything derived from other living beings autotrophs
organisms that live on compounds produced by other organisms heterotrophs
the tissue of the interior of the leaf where chloroplasts are mainly found mesophyll
the microscopic pores in the leaf that allow the transfer and gases, mainly carbon dioxide and oxygen stomata
dense fluid surrounded by the double-membrane of a chloroplast stroma
sacs that form the third membrane system in a chloroplast thylakoids
thylakoids segregate the ________________ from the stroma in the chloroplast thylakoid space
thylakoids are stacked in columns called ___________ grana
the green pigment that resides in the thylakoid membrane of the chloroplast chlorophyll
the steps in photosynthesis that convert solar energy to chemical energy light reactions
acceptor where electrons are temporarily stored NADP +
the generation of ATP in the light reactions through chemiosmosis photophosphorylation
the initial incorporation of carbon into organic compounds carbon fixation
the part of photosynthesis that creates a 3 carbon sugar calvin cycle
the distance between the crests of electromagnetic waves wavelength

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

Biology Chapter 8 Crossward Crossword

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what is an Organism that is able to capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds Autotroph
What is an Organism that obtains food by consuming other living things Heterotroph
What's a Compound used by cells to store and release energy ATP
What's the process used by plants to capture light energy Photosynthesis
What's a Light-absorbing molecule used by plants to gather the sun's energy Pigment
What's a Saclike photosynthetic membranes found in chloroplasts Thylakoid
Cluster of chlorophyll and proteins found in thylakoids are. Photosystem
Cluster of chlorophyll and proteins found in thylakoids are? Photosystem
What's the Fluid portion of the chloroplast; outside of the thylakoids Stroma
What's the Light-independent reactions of photosynthesis in which energy from ATP and NADPH is used to build high-energy compounds such as sugar Calvin Cycle
What's the Principal pigment of plants and other photosynthetic organisms 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 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 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