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Interactions and interdependence in an ecosystem are driven by the need for _________ to sustain life ENERGY
The sun is the important ___________ providing energy SOURCE
The sun provides ___________ and heat LIGHT
Plants use ___________ (from the air), CARBON DIOXIDE
Plants use water (from the ________) and energy from the Sun. SOIL
Photosynthesis is a series of chemical reactions to produce ________ (food). GLUCOSE
__________ gas is released into the air as a by-product OXYGEN
CO2 Carbon dioxide
H2O WATER
Green substance CHLOROPHYLL
C6H12O6 Glucose
O2 Oxygen

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Word Search

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chemical reactions
C6H12O6
O2
CO2
H2O
light energy
water
atp
carbon dioxide
oxygen
glucose
mitochondrion
chloroplast
cytoplasm
glycolysis
cellular respiration
photosynthesis

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 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 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 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

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

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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 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