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Plants and other organisms that meet rheir energy needs ny building organic molecules from inorganic molecules
Organism that makes its own food
Organisms that cannot manufacture their own food but depend directly or indirectly on autotrophs for food
The process that convert sunlight energy into chemical energy
The process that releases this chemical energy so that the cells can use it
What does ATP stand for?
Adenosine triphosphate
What does ADP mean?
Adenosine diphosphate
Which (atp or adp) is like a battery?
What is the chemical equation for photosynthesis?
6 carbon dioxide plus water (along with light and cholorophyll) makes glucose sugar and oxygen
What is the chemical equation for sugar?
C6 H12 06+6 O2
Where is ATP'S energy stored?
between the phosphate bonds
What does ATP do?
breaks apart phosphate bonds
How is ATP formed?
sunlight hits electron...excited electron passes into ADP which then turns into ATP
Where does photosynthesis take place?
in the chloroplast
What is the source of all energy?
the sun
What are 4 things that are needed for the photosynthesis to take place?
Water, carbon dioxide, light, chlorophyll
What two things are produced because of photosynthesis
sugar and oxygen
Name the 2 types of glycolysis
anaerobic respiration and anaerobic respiration
What is the difrerence between lactic acid fermentation and alcoholic fermemtation?
Lactic acid happenes in animals and alcoholic happens in plants and yeast
What is the chemical energy that plants make called?