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An organism that is made up of many specialized cells. Multicellular
Metabolism is the total of all chemical reaction, including catabolism and ____________ Anabolism
A phylogenetic tree is a diagram shows the _______________ relationships. Evolutionary
Centriole pairs and lysosomes are common to animal cells but are limited in ______ cells. Plant
Chloroplasts, chromoplasts and leucoplasts are known as ________. Plastids
The cell _________ only allows certain materials to go in and out of the cell. Membrane
The cell membrane is made up of a ______ of phospholipids. Bilayer
Some ________ have a sugar unit attached to their surface. Proteins
Osmosis is the _______ of water through a selectively permeable membrane. Diffusion
Biology is the study of all _______ things. Living
Prokaryotic cells do not have a _______ or membrane-bound organelles. Nucleus
Organisms grow by ________ more cells and cell enlargement. Producing
Hypertonic Solutions have a greater concentration ________ of the cell thang inside of the cell. Outside
_________ Transport is when materials move from low concentration to high concentration. Active
Turgor ________ is when plant cells have adequate supply of water, the water exerts pressure against the cell walls. Pressure
Photosynthesis is the _________ reaction in which light energy is converted to chemical energy in glucose. Chemical
The process of creating cell ______ is known as cellular respiration. Energy
___________ is the splitting of glucose, happening in the cytoplasm. Glycolysis
________ Respiration requires oxygen and is the complete oxidation is glucose to produce 36 ATP. Aerobic
DNA provides instructions for making __________ called proteins. Molecules

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Characteristics of Life Crossword

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Liquid part of a cell inside the cell membrane Cytoplasm
Membrane surrounded component of a eukaryotic cell with a specialized function Organelle
Stiff structure outside the cell membrane that protects a cell from attack by viruses and other harmful organisms CellWall
A large macromolecule that does not dissolve in water Lipid
Series of chemical reactions that convert light energy, water, and carbon dioxide into the food energy molecule glucose and give off oxygen Photosynthesis
Process by which glucose is broken down into smaller molecules Glycolysis
Process during which a cell takes in a substance by surrounding it with the cell membrane Endocytosis
The movement of substances through a cell membrane using the cell's energy ActiveTransport
Macromolecules that form when long chains of molecules called nucleotides join together. NucleicAcids
When joining many small molecules together Macromolecule
One sugar molecule, two sugar molecules, or a long chain of sugar molecules Carbohydrates
Network of threadlike proteins joined together that gives a cell it's shape and helps it move Cytoskeleton
Long chains of amino acid molecules Proteins
All living things are made of one or more cells, the cell is the smallest unit of life, and all new cells come from preexisting cells CellTheory
Reaction that eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells can use to obtain energy from food when oxygen levels are low Fermentation
Process during which a cell's vesicles release their contents outside the cell Exocytosis
Flexible covering that protects the inside of a cell from the environment outside the cell CellMembrane
Movement of substance through a cell membrane without using the cell's energy PassiveTransport
Membrane-bound organelle that uses light energy and males glucose from water and carbon dioxide in the process of photosynthesis Chloroplast
An organism's ability to maintain steady internal conditions when outside conditions change Homeostasis
The smallest unit of life Cell
Living things that are made of only one cell Unicellular
Movement of substances from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration Diffusion
Series of chemical reactions that convert the energy in food molecules into a usable form of energy called ATP CellularRespiration
Things that have all the characteristics of life Organism
Living things that are made from two or more cells Multicellular
Part of a eukaryotic cell that directs cell activity and contains genetic info stored in DNA Nucleus

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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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Cell Transport Crossword

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An organism's ability to maintain steady internal conditions when outside conditions change Homeostasis
Hydrophobic tails are facing inward and their hydrophilic heads are outward Phospholipid Bilayer
The movement of substances through a cell membrane without using the cell's energy Passive Transport
The movement of substances from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration Diffusion
The diffusion of water molecules only through a membrane Osmosis
When molecules pass through a cell membrane using special proteins called transport proteins Facilitated Diffusion
The movement of substances through a cell membrane only by using the cell's energy Active Transport
Cells energy ATP
The process during which a cell takes in a substance by surrounding it with the cell membrane Endocytosis
The process by which certain living cells called phagocytes ingest or engulf other cells or particles Phagocytosis
a process by which liquid droplets are ingested by living cells Pinocytosis
The process during which a cell’s vesicles releases their contents outside the cell Exocytosis
The maximum pressure that develops in a solution separated from a solvent by a membrane permeable only to the solvent Osmotic Pressure
Having a lower osmotic pressure than the surrounding environment is called Hypotonic
Having a higher osmotic pressure than the surrounding environment is called Hypertonic
Having equal osmotic pressure with the surrounding environment is called Isotonic

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cellular respiration crossword puzzle

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A compound that functions as a coenzyme in many biological acetylation reactions and is formed as an intermediate in the oxidation of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Acetyl CoA
a simple sugar that is an important energy source in living organisms and is a component of many carbohydrates Glucose
An organic compound that is composed of adenosine and two phosphate groups ADP
first stage of cellular respiration, it occurs in cytoplasm of the cell, splitting of a sugar Glycolysis
composed of adenosine, ribose, and three phosphate ATP
pH is a measure of the hydorgen ion concentration of a solution. Solutions with a high concentration of hydrogen ions have a low pH and solutions with a low concentrations of H+ ions have a high pH. H+ ions
A series of metabolic processes that take place within a cell in which biochemical energy is harvested from organic substance and stored as energy carriers for use in energy-requiring activities of the cell. Cellular respiration
consisting of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen. H2O
essential to metabolism of carbohydrates and fats and some amino acids. Coenzyme A
A series of enzymatic reactions in aerobic organisms involving oxidative metabolism of acetyl units and producing high-energy phosphate compounds such as ATP, which serve as the main source of cellular energy. Krebs cycle
process of particles, which are sometimes called solutes, moving through a solution or gas from an area of higher number of particles to an area of lower number of particles. Concentration gradient
power house of the cell Mitochondria
contents outside of the nucleus and enclosed within the cell membrane of a cell. It is clear in color and has a gel-like appearance. Cytoplasm
two nucleotides joined through their phosphate groups, with one nucleotide containing an adenine base and the other containing nicotinamide NAD+
a crystalline organic acid, C 4 H 4 O 5 , that is an important intermediate in the Krebs cycle Oxaloacetate
electron accepter that is utilized in cellular respiration. FADH2
a colorless, odorless, gaseous element constituting about one-fifth of the volume of the atmosphere and present in a combined state in nature Oxygen
is an important enzyme that provides energy for the cell to use through the synthesis of adenosine triphosphate  ATP Synthase
end product of glycolysis, which is converted into acetyl coA that enters the Krebs cycle when there is sufficient oxygen available Pyruvate

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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 Respiration Crossword Review

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The word that means "requires oxygen" aerobic
How many ATP are produced during the Electron Transport Chain stage? 34
What is the energy currency used by all cells to do work? ATP
What does ATP supply you (your cells) with? energy
Where does glycolysis take place in the cell? cytoplasm
What is another name for the Krebs Cycle? citric acid cycle
What term means "oxygen not required"? anaerobic
When ATP loses a phosphate, it becomes this molecule? ADP
In glycolysis, glucose is split to for 2 molecules of _______ ? pyruvate
Cell respiration produces a total of ________ ATP molecules from one glucose molecule. 38
The Krebs Cycle takes place in the soupy liquid of the mitochondria called the _____? matrix
The organelle involved in cell respiration is called the _____. mitochondria
The folds of the inner membrane of the mitochondria are known as ______. cristae
How many Calories per gram do we get from carbohydrates? (spell it out) four
The term that refers to the amount of energy needed to raise one gram of water by one degree Celsius is ? calorie
The ETC occurs in the ______ ______ of the mitochondria inner membrane
The process by which food is broken down to release energy in the presence of oxygen is known as ____ ______. cell respiration
Glycolysis produces this many molecules of ATP? (spell it out) two
This macromolecule type yields 9 Calories for every gram consumed. fat
The Krebs Cycle produces this many ATP (spell it out) two
C6H12O6 is the chemical formula for _______? glucose
Glucose is a type of ____________ (macromolecule family) carbohydrate
Glycolysis is anaerobic, which means _____________ is not needed. oxygen
Calorie with a capital C is equal to a ______calorie (prefix for 1000) kilo
Besides carbohydrates, ________________ also gives up 4 Calories per gram consumed. proteins

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Cell process Crossword

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where cellular respiration takes place Mitochondria
processes in which plants make food photosynthesis
moving materials across the membrane Active transport
a small opening in the leaves stomata
converts glucose and oxygen into ATP with energy Cellular respiration
coverts materials across the cell membrane without energy passive transport
the diffusion of water across the cell membrane. osmosis
passive movement of particle form high to low concentration diffusion
moves particles that are to large transport proteins
Organelle that absorbs sunlight Chloroplast
When the gogli complex surrounds in a vesicle to be removed from the cell Exocytosis
Cell membrane surrounds a large particle in a vessel and carries it into cell Endocytosis
selectivley permiable covering of cell Cell Membrane
substances can pass through the cell membrane while others cannot selectively prmeable
how crowded something is or how much something is in something else concentration
diffusion with a transport protien that does not need ATP facilitated diffusion
the normal way materials flow gradient
energy for all life functions atp
the process of making ATP without the use of oxygen fermentation

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Cell Transportation Crossword

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Movement of water across a semipermeable membrane Osmosis
Movement of molecules from a high concentration to a lower concentration Diffusion
A structure within the cell membrane which allows charged and/or larger molecules to pass through the membrane Transport protein
Movement of molecules from a LOW concentration to a HIGH conc. using ATP (energy) Active Transport
Movement of molecules from a HIGH concentration to a LOW conc. with NO ATP (energy) used Passive Transport
Amount of molecules of a material in a specific area Concentration
A solution with a GREATER amount of SOLUTE ("dissolved stuff") as compared to the cell Hypertonic Solution
A solution with a LESSER amount of SOLUTE ("dissolved stuff") as compared to the cell Hypotonic solution
A solution with an EQUAL concentration of solute (and water) as compared to the cell Isotonic solution
The force that the vacuole places on the cell membrane to push it against the cell wall-- increases when vacuole is larger Turgor pressure
Means that only some things may pass through selectively permeable
Type of Active Transport where large amounts/sizes of molecules EXIT the cell in bulk exocytosis
Type of Active Transport where large amounts/sizes of molecules ENTER the cell in bulk endocytosis
"Water-loving"-- Refers to the polar phosphate heads of the phospholipid Hydrophilic
"Water-fearing"- refers to the fatty acid tails of the phospholipid which make the inner part of the cell mem. hydrophobic.

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Cell Organelles Crossword

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A membrane bound structure that is the basic unit of life cell
The lipid bilayr that forms the outer boundary of the cell Cell Membrane
A rigid structure that surrounds the cells of plants and most bacteria Cell wall
A jelly-like substance that hold the cell organelles together Cytoplasm
Known as the "skeleton" of the cell; network of long protein strands in the cytosol that helps support the cell Cytoskeleton
A system of membranes that modifies and packages proteins for export by the cell Golgi apparatus
Powerhouse of the cell; produces energy (ATP) from oxygen and sugar (cellular respiration) Mitochondria
An organelle containing digestive enzymes Lysosomes
The organelle where ribosomes are made, synthesized and partially assembled, located in the nucleus Nucleolus
The organelle that contains the DNA and controls the processes of the cell Nucleus
An organelle that functions in the synthesis of proteins Ribosome
Stores water and nutrients for the cell; very large in plant cells Vacuole
A membrane bound sac that contains materials involved in transport of the cell Vesicle
An internal membrane system in which components of cell membrane and some proteins are constructed Endoplasmic Reticulum
whip-like tails found in one-celled organisms to aid movement Flagella
One of several bodies with a specialized function that is suspended in the cytosol of the cell; small organs Organelle
A double membrane that surrounds the nucleus in the cell Nuclear envelope

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