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The process by which carbon is cycled between the atmosphere, land, water, and organism. Carbon Cycle
Carbon is essential component of proteins, fats and what? Carbohydrates
Carbon enters the cycle when _______ coverts carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Producers
Organisms that make their own food release carbon dioxide through what process? Cellular Respriation
Carbonate deposits have produced formations of ______________. Limestones
When we burn ___________ we release carbon into the atmosphere. Fossil Fuels
Carbon can be converted in to what? Carbonates
Some carbohydrates in organisms are converted into other things that help _______. Store Energy
Fossil fuels are made up of carbon compounds from the bodies of organisms that ___________________ of years ago. Died Millions
How many metric tons of carbon is released into the atmosphere each year? 6 Billion
With all this carbon in the air scientist predict that it will dissolve in the ________. Ocean
Carbon enters a ____________ in an ecosystem. Short-Term Cycle

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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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Carbon Cycle Crossword

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An element that combines with oxygen and hydrogen to form the organic compounds that make up organisms Carbon
The trapping of reflected heat from the sun by the Earth's atmosphere. Greenhouse Effect
Burning of living things or fossil fuels that releases CO2 into the atmosphere Combustion
When animals consume other organisms with carbon (plants or animals) in order to grow and get energy Consumption
A type of consumer that feeds on dead plant or animal matter. Decomposers
Carbon rich matter from plants and animals that has been trapped in the Earth's crust and can be burned to release energy Fossils Fuels
The breakdown of food with the release of energy and carbon dioxide. Respiration
Green plants that produce food by photosynthesis Producers
Organisms that get their food from producers. Consumers
Molecule that contains Carbon Organic Molecule

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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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CLIMATE CHANGE Crossword

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The average weather for a region over a long time period climate
Water _____ vapor
A change in the quality of the environment that can adversely affect the heaalth of humans or other living organisms pollution
The ___ Layer has holes in it due to global warming ozone
___ ___ is another name for global warming climatechange
_____ energy: direct radiant energy from the sun solar
_____ dioxide is what we exhale carbon
Process that occurs in living green plants where carbon dioxide is converted to oxygen photosynthesis
The mixture of gases surrounding the earth atmosphere
_____ warming global
_____ fuels fossil
Planet _____ is heating up because of global warming earth
You can _____ a plastic bottle recycle
_____ gases can cause global warming greenhouse

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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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Climate Change Crossword

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A specific event or condition that happens over a period of hours or days weather
Refers to the average weather conditions over many years in a certain place climate
The warmer periods between ice-ages Interglacial
A cycle that causes the Earth's orbit to get closer and further away from the sun Milankovitch
The process plants use to make food where they take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and give out oxygen Photosynthesis
The most common greenhouse gas carbondioxide
A type of fuel that was made under the ground millions of years ago fossilfuels
The greenhouse gas that comes from rotting rice and cows stomachs Methane
When the carbon dioxide increases, the ________________ increases temperature
The adjustment or preparation of natural or human systems to a new or changing environment Adaptation
The process of cutting down the forests Deforestation
The release of a substance/gas into the atmosphere Emissions
Continually frozen ground that occurs when the temperature remains below 0 degrees for several years Permafrost
Collecting and reprocessing a resource so it can be used again Recycling

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Fossil Fuels Crossword

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Formed from remains over millions of years dead organisms
Describes how carbon is recycled Carbon Cycle
Coal is formed from ... plants
Carbon dioxide is taken in by plants for the process ... Photosynthesis
Oil formed from ... Crude oil
Renewable fossil fuel Natural gas
Crude oil extrated from the crust by ... Drilling
Processes releases carbon dioxide into the air ... Combustion
Fuel obtained from crude oil ... Diesel
Crude oli and natural gas altered by ... Chemicals

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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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Chapter 8 and 9 Biology Crossword

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Compound used by cells to store and release energy (ATP) Adenosine triphosphate
Process used by plants and other autotrophs to capture light energy and use it to power chemical reactions that convert carbon dioxide and water into oxygen and energy-rich carbohydrates such as sugars and starches Photosynthesis
Light-absorbing molecule used by plants to gather the sun's energy Pigment
Principal pigment of plants and other photosynthetic organisms Chlorophyll
Organelle found in cells of plants and some other organisms that captures the energy from sunlight and converts it into chemical energy Chloroplast
Set of reactions in photosynthesis that use energy from light to produce ATP and NADPH Light-dependent reaction
Set of reactions in photosynthesis that do not require light; energy from ATP and NADPH is used to build high-energy compounds such as sugar (Calvin Cycle) Light-independent reaction
first set of reactions in cellular respiration in which a molecule of glucose is broken into two molecules of pyruvic acid glycolysis
process that releases energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules in the presence of oxygen Cellular Respiration
process by which cells release energy in the absence of oxygen Fermenation
process that does not require oxygen Anaerobic
process that requires oxygen aerobic
second stage of cellular respiration in which pyruvic acid is broken down into carbon dioxide in a series of energy-extracting reactions Krebs cycle

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Fossil Fuels Crossword

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(of a fire) flame or glow while consuming a material such as coal or wood. burn
(of organic matter) rot or decompose through the action of bacteria and fungi. decay
Any change that results in the formation of new chemical substance. chemical change
Energy liberated by a chemical reaction or absorbed in the formation of a chemical compound. chemical energy
The planet third in order from the sun. earth
A natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms. fossil fuels
Flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons, occurring naturally underground (often in association with petroleum) and used as fuel. natural gas
The chemical element of atomic number 6. carbon
The series of processes by which carbon compounds are interconverted in the environment, chiefly involving the incorporation of carbon dioxide into living tissue by photosynthesis and its return to the atmosphere through respiration, the decay of dead organisms, and the burning of fossil fuels. carbon cycle
A colorless, odorless gas produced by burning carbon. carbon dioxide
A combustible black or dark brown rock consisting mainly of carbonized plant matter, found mainly in underground deposits and widely used as fuel. coal
The capacity of a physical system to perform work. energy
Material such as coal, gas, or oil that is burned to produce heat or power. fuel
A gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants. global warming
Contaminate (water, air, or a place) with harmful or poisonous substances. pollute
A viscous liquid derived from petroleum, especially for use as a fuel or lubricant. oil
The process or industry of obtaining coal or other minerals from a mine. mining

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