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What cell organelle is involved in photosynthesis?
Chloroplast
What is the general equation for photosynthesis?
CO2+H2O--->>>(solar energy)(CH2O)n+O2
What is the purpose of chromatography?
used to seperate molecules from each other based on their solubility
What solvent is used in the seperation?
ether
what four pigments are present in the leaves?
Chlorophyll A, chlorophyll B, Beta-carotene, xanthophylis
What color is Chlorophyll A&B, beta carotene, and xanthophylis?
Green, Blue, orange, yellow
Which pigment is the most soluble in the solvent?
beta-carotene
which pigment is the least soluble in the solvent?
chlorophyll b
How is the Rf value calculated?
distance moved by pigment divided by the distance moved by the solvent
Which pigment has the lowest Rf value?
Chlorophyll b
which pigment has the highest Rf value?
beta-carotene
What is the purpose of sodium bicarbonate?
Supplies elodea with CO2
What was the purpose of the pickle jar of water?
to serve as a heat absorber
What direction does the fliud move in the precense of light? Why did it move that way?
forward, photosynthesis was occuring
What process is taking place? Photosynthesis, cellular respiration, or both?
both photosynthesis and cellular respiration
What direction does the fluid move in the tubing when the volumeter is wrapped in foil? Why does it move in that direction?
reverse, no more photosynthesis was occuring
What process is taking place? Photosynthesis, cellular respiration, or both?
Cellular respiration
What is the general equation for cellular respiration?
C6H12O6+6O2---->>6CO2+6H2O
What cell organelle is involved in cellular respiration?
mitochondrian
What gas was being used by the plant in cellular respiration
carbon dioxide
is the ATP being made aerobically or anaerobically in cellular respiration?
aerobically