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peat
bog
rhiziod
nonvascular plant
accessory pigment
gamete
gametophyte
sporophyte
zygote
fertilization
vascular tissue
cuticle
chlorophyll
tissue
vacuole
chloroplasts
cellulose
cell wall
photosynthesis

Chapter 9 Vocabulary Word Search

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rhizoid
absorption
peat
transmission
acessorypigment
bog
reflection
fronds
gametophyte
sporophyte
chlorophyll
vascularplants
nonvasculartissue
zygote
fertilization
vasculartissue
cuticle
vacuole
chloroplasts
tissues
photosynthesis

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

Plant Cells Crossword

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Rigid layer that surrounds the cell membrane of plant cells cell wall
plant cell used for support and strength sclerenchyma
Organelle that is the cite of photosynthesis chloroplast
type of carbohydrate found in cell walls of plants cellulose
the green pigment in a chloroplast chloroplyll
plant cell type used in photosynthesis, cell respiration, and storage parenchyma
the hydrobhobic molecule that stiffens and waterproofs vascular tissue lignin
the process where plants make their own food photosynthesis
saclike organelle that stores water central vacuole
type of plant cell used for support and wind resistance collenchyma
group of membrane bound organelles that include chloroplasts, chromoplasts, leucoplasts plastids

Kingdom Plantae Crossword

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the sex organ that produces female gametes in mosses and ferns archegonium
the sex organ that produces male gametes in mosses and ferns antheridium
the stage in a plants life where spores are produced sporophyte
the young gameptophye of a moss protonema
the stage of a plants life that produces sex cells gametophyte
reproductive structure of mosses and ferns spore
the cell division process that produces sex cells meiosis
root like structure of mosses and ferns rhizoid
the cell resulting in the union of male and female gametes zygote
transports water and other minerals throughout a plant vascular tissue
the leaf like structure of a fern frond
non-vascular plants bryophyte
vascular plant that does not produce seeds fern
plants that produce cones or 'naked seeds' gymnosperm
plants that have enclosed seeds angiosperm
an angiosperm with one seed leaf monocotyledon
an angiosperm with two seed leaves dicotyledon
a cluster of sporangia on a fern sorus
a long underground stem of a fern rhizome
the gametophyte of mosses, liverworts, and ferns prothallus

PLANTS Crossword

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one of the two types of transport tissue in vascular plants, phloem being the other, the basic function is to transport water, but it also transports some nutrients xylem
also known as tracheophytes, they form a large group of plants that are defined as those land plants that have tissues for conducting water and minerals throughout the plant vascular plants
is one of two main structural axes of a vascular plant, the other being the root, it is normally divided into nodes and internodes stems
spore producing plant; diploid (2N) phase of reproduction sporophyte
In vascular plants, itis the organ of a plant that typically lies below the surface of the soil which absorbs water and nutrients roots
is a process in which pollen is transferred to the female reproductive organs of seed plants, thereby enabling fertilization and reproduction pollination
the vascular tissue in plants that conducts sugars and other metabolic products downward from the leaves phloem
a complex organic polymer deposited in the cell walls of many plants, making them rigid and woody lignin
also known as bryophytes, they are small, simple plants without a vascular transport system nonvascular plants
are a group of seed-producing plants that includes conifers, cycads, Ginkgo, and Gnetales gymnosperms
tissue with cells that lie between dermal and vascular tissue; include parenchyma, collenchyma, and sclerenchyma ground tissue
gamete producing plant; haploid (N) phase of reproduction gametophyte
the seed-bearing structure in angiosperms formed from the ovary after flowering fruit
the seed-bearing part of a plant, consisting of reproductive organs (stamens and carpels) that are typically surrounded by a brightly colored corolla (petals) and a green calyx (sepals) flower
the outer covering of a plant which typically consists of a single layer of epidermal cells dermal tissue
a significant part of the embryo within the seed of a plant, upon germination, it usually becomes the first leaves of a seedling cotlyedon
is an impermeable, buoyant material, a prime-subset of bark tissue that is harvested for commercial use cork
are seed-producing plants that include flowers and the production of fruits that contain the seeds angiosperms
organs of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem that is involved in gas exchange leaves
a flowering plant's unit of reproduction, capable of developing into another such plant seed

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

CELL BIOLOGY Word Search

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ecosystem
community
population
dna
organelles
protein
leeuwenhoek
cell theory
virchow
schwann
hooke
cell wall
cell membrane
photosynthesis
nucleus
golgi body
mitochondria
vacuole
cytoplasm
chloroplast
cell growth
carbon dioxide
sexual reproduction
organ system
cell
organ
tissue
muscle
asexual reproduction
cell division

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

Plants Vocabualry Crossword

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The three groups of plants that lack specialized conducting tissues and the roots, stems, and leaves Nonvascular Plant
A plant that has specialized tissues that conduct materials from one part of the plant to another. Vascular Plant
A woody, vascular seed plant whose seeds are not enclosed by an ovary or fruit. Gymnosperm
A flowering plant that produces seeds within a fruit. Angiosperm
The tiny granules that contain the male gametophyte of seed plants. Pollen
The transfer of pollen from the male reproductive structures to the female structures of seed plants. Pollination
In a flower, one of the outermost rings of modified leaves that protect the flower bud. Sepal
One of the ring or rings of the usually brightly colored, leaf-shaped parts of a flower. Petal
The female reproductive structure of a flower that produces pollen and consists of an anther at the tip of a filament. Stamen
The female reproductive part of a flower that produces seeds and consist of an ovary, style, and stigma. Pistil
In flowering plants, the lower part of a pistil that produces eggs in ovules. Ovary
The process by which plants, algea, and some bacteria use sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to make food. Photosynthesis
A green pigment that captures light energy for photosynthesis. Chlorophyll
The process by which cells use oxygen to produce energy from food. Cellular Respiration
One of many openings in a leaf of a stem of a plant that enables gas exchange to occur. Stoma
The process by which plants release water vapor ino the air through stomata Transpiration

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