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BLUEBONNET
CARBON DIOXIDE
COREOPSIS
INDIAN BLANKET
INDIAN PAINTBRUSH
LANTANA
LEAVES
LIGHT
MINERALS
OXYGEN
PHOTOSYNTHESIS
ROOTS
SOIL
STEMS
TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
WATER
WHITE PRICKLY POPPY
WILDFLOWERS
YUCCA

Wildflowers of Texas Word Search

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Basketflower
Beach Morning Glory
Blackfoot Daisy
Blue Eyed Grass
Bluebonnet
Brown Eyed Susan
Butterfly Weed
Common Sunflower
Coreopsis
Drummond Phlox
Eryngo
False Dragonhead
Fleabane
Gayfeather
Indian Blanket
Indian Paintbrush
Mexican Hat
Mountain Pink
Pink Evening Primrose
Prickly Pear Cactus
Rain Lily
Spider Lily
Spiderwort
Spotted Beebalm
Texas Bluebell
Texas Lantana
Texas Thistle
Verbena
White Prickly Poppy
Winecup

PHOTOSYNTHESIS Word Search

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

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 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 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 and Cellular Respiration Word Search

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osmosis
ADP
protein
carbohydrate
bilayer
sunlight
muscle contraction
yeast
pyruvate
water
products
reactants
chlorophyll
granum
stroma
glycolysis
light energy
lactic acid
fermentation
aerobic
anaerobic
cristae
thylakoid
glucose
carbon dioxide
heterotroph
autotroph
ATP
chloroplast
mitochondria
oxygen
cellular respiration
photosynthesis

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

Plant Science Word Search

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coconut
sap
corn syrup
fruit
bats
bees
nectar
air
leaves
germination
petal
pistil
tassel
pollination
flower
carbon dioxide
chlorophyll
photosynthesis
sunlight
soil
seed
pollen
roots
stem
wind
oxygen
water

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword

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What is the process that plants use to make food for themselves? Photosynthesis
What chemical makes the leaves green? chloropyll
What is the process of breaking down food that yields energy for organisms is called ? cellular respiration
A ______is an organism that makes it's own food. Autotrophs
Organisms that their energy by eating other organisms are called __________. Heterotrophs
The _____________ takes place in the mitochondria, consuming oxygen, producing carbon dioxide and water as waste products, and converting ADP to energy-rich ATP. krebs cycle
__________ has three phosphate groups while ADP has two. ATP
During cellular respiration, sugar and oxygen combine to yield carbon dioxide, water, and most importantly__________. energy
During photosynthesis, plants use carbon dioxide, water, and solar energy to make carbohydrates and _____________. oxygen
The breakdown of glucose by enzymes, releasing energy and pyruvic acid is called what? glycolysis