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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

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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

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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

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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

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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword

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Phase of cellular respiration that requires oxygen is ________. Aerobic
Growing or metabolizing with an absence of oxygen would be considered to be ________. anaerobic
__________ ______________ is metabolic reactions that use energy from carbohydrates, fatty acids and amino acids to produce ATP molecules. Cellular respiration
The process by which the mitochondria and chloroplasts use energy of an electron transport chain to create a hydrogen ion gradient that drives ATP formation. Chemiosmosis
The _____ _____ _______ is a cycle of reactions in the mitochondria that breaks down acetyl groups and and produce Carbon Dioxide, ATP, and FADH. Citric Acid Cycle
The _________ _________ ______ is a passage of electrons through along a series of membrane-bound electron carrier molecules from a higher to lower energy level; releases energy for ATP synthesis. Electron Transport Chain
The coenzyme of oxidation reduction that oxidizes to become FADH, and delivers electron to the ETC is ______. FAD
________ is the anaerobic breakdown of glucose that a net gain of 2 ATP molecules and end products such as lactate and alcohol. Fermentation
The anaerobic breakdown of a glucose molecule into two pyruvates is also known as ________. glycolysis
A ___________ is a membrane bounded organelle that carries out cellular respiration, and in which ATP molecules are produced. Mitochondria
_____ is the coenzyme of oxidation reduction that results in a NADH, and carries electrons to the electron transport chain during cellular respiration. NAD
________ is term that describes the amount of oxygen that is required to oxidize lactic acid. oxidation debt
The __________ ___________ is the reaction that oxidizes pyruvate with the release of carbon dioxide; connects glycolysis to the citric acid cycle. preparatory reaction
The end product of glycolysis is 2 __________ molecules. pyruvate
An ___________ is an organism that can capture solar energy and synthesize organic molecules from inorganic nutrients. autotroph
_____ __________ __________ is a complex of proteins in the cristae of the mitochondria and the thylakoid of chloroplasts that produces ATP as hydrogen flows down a concentration gradient. ATP synthase complex
The _____ ______ ________ is a portion of photosynthesis that takes place in the stroma of the chloroplasts, and use the products of light reactions to reduce CO2 to a carbohydrate. Calvin Cycle reactions
_____ photosynthesis is a carbon fixation pathway that has evolved in some plants as an adaptation to hot/dry conditions. CAM
_________ ________ ________ is a photosynthetic reaction in which CO2 is attached to an organic compound. Carbon Dioxide Fixation
The green pigment that absorbs solar energy is known as _________. Chlorophyll
The membrane bounded organelle, ____________ in algae and land plants with chlorophyll containing membranous thylakoids are where photosynthesis takes place. Chloroplast
In the chloroplast of a plant cell, ______ are stacks of the chlorophyll- containing thylakoids. grana
A ___________ is an organism that cannot synthesize organic compounds from inorganic substances. heterotroph
The ______ _______ are the portion of photosynthesis that captures solar energy and takes place in the thylakoid membranes and produces ATP and NADPH. light reactions
In a __________ ____________, the electrons flow through photosystem II and photosystem I, them move on the Calvin cycle. noncyclic pathway
_______________ is a series of reactions that occur in plants when CO2 levels depleted, but oxygen continues to accumulate and the enzyme RuBP carboxylase fixes oxygen instead of CO2. photorespiration
The process of __________ is the process by which chlorophyll-containing organelles capture solar energy to to reduce carbon dioxide to carbohydrate. photosynthesis
The photosynthetic unit where energy is absorbed and high energy electrons are generated; occurs as PSII & PSI. photosystem
_____ ___________ is an enzyme that starts the calvin cycle reactions by catalyzing attachment of the carbon atom from CO2 to RuBP. RuBP carboxylase
The small opening between two guard cells on the underside of a leaf epidermis through which gas passes is called the (plural)__________ stromata

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Photosynthesis & Cellular Respiration Crossword

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The Calvin Cycle occurs in the? Stroma
Cellular respiration uses oxygen and _______________ to produce ATP energy, water, and carbon dioxide. Glucose
What are stacks of thylakoids called? Grana
Light intensity and carbon dioxide concentration are both limiting factors of photosynthesis. What is the third limiting factor? Tempature
Autotrophs are able to make energy from _____________ energy Light
In light dependent reactions, light energy is captured and stored as ______________ ? NADPH
Glucose and ______________ are products of photosynthesis. Oxygen
Light dependent reactions occur where? Thylakoid
Photosynthesis occurs in what type of cell? Plant
What part of the cell does photosynthesis occur in? Chloroplast
What part of the cell does cellular respiration occur in? Mitochondria
The Kerbs cycle occurs in the ______________? MitochondriaMatrix
All cells are able to synthesize _____ via the process of glycolysis. ATP
Glycolysis, ___________ and the kerbs cycle occur in the cytosol. Fermintation
A series of enzyme-assisted chemical reactions that produces a three-carbon sugar is what? Calvincycle
A cluster of pigment molecules and the proteins that the pigment molecules are embedded in is called ___________? Photosystem

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Carbon and Oxygen Cycle Crossword

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What takes place in the mitochondria during Gycolysis? Cellular Respiration
Photosynthesis needs this. Sunlight
This goes with sunlight and enters the light dependent reactions. Water
This is used during respiration and given out during Photosynthesis. This also enters the Electron Transport Chain to make ATP. Oxygen
What is broken down into Pyruvic Acid and used during the Kreb's Cycle? Glucose
Cellular Respiration takes place in this. Mitochondria
Photosynthesis takes place in this. Chloroplast
Sunlight and water enters this to produce ATP, NADH, and Oxygen. Light dependent
This is given out to air when food is used by animals during respiration to produce energy to live and grow Carbon Dioxide
This converts carbon dioxide and other compounds into glucose. These reactions occur in the stroma, in the chloroplast, and on the outside of the thylakoid membranes. Light Independent
This is where the Carbon cycle and Calvin cycle of photosynthesis take place. Stroma
During photosynthesis, carbon dioxide is taken in from the atmosphere through this and oxygen is released as a waste product. Stomata
This is a membrane in chloroplasts and the site of the light depended reactions of photosynthesis. Thylakoid
These are stacks of thylakoids in the stroma of a chlorplast that contain important light-absorbing pigments, such as chlorophyll. Grana

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