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reactions that form simple sugars using carbon dioxide
CALVIN CYCLE
the first step of the Calvin Cycle when carbon from CO2 is added to a 5-C molecule
CARBON FIXATION
formula for carbon dioxide
CO2
electrons pass down a series of molecules, releasing ATP
ETC (ELECTRON TRANSPORT CHAIN)
reactions in which light energy is converted into chemical energy
LIGHT REACTIONS
a series of membranes inside chloroplasts
THYLAKOID MEMBRANES
absorbs energy from the Sun
CHLOROPHYLL (ELECTRONS)
formula for glucose
C6H12O6
light energy + water + carbon --> dioxideglucose + oxygen
REACTION FOR PHOTOSYNTHESIS
the process by which plants trap energy to make carbohydrates
PHOTOSYNTHESIS
the splitting of water to release electrons
PHOTOLYSIS
pigment inside thylakoid membranes
CHLOROPHYLL
organelle that traps energy from the Sun
CHLOROPLAST
simple sugars
CARBOHYDRATES (GLUCOSE)
carbon molecule produced in photosynthesis
GLUCOSE
source of carbon dioxide for photosynthesis
AIR
where photosynthesis occurs
THYLAKOID MEMBRANES OF CHLOROPLAST
during light reactions, electrons pass down the...
ETC (ELECTRON TRANSPORT CHAIN)
the "ETC"
ELECTRON TRANSPORT CHAIN
the particle that absorbs energy from the Sun during light reactions
ELECTRONS IN CHLOROPHYLL
source of electrons for ETC in light reactions
PHOTOLYSIS OF WATER
how oxygen forms in photosynthesis
PHOTOLYSIS
ATP produced in the light reactions is used in...
CALVIN CYCLE
the ETC produces
ATP
where do carbohydrates made in the Calvin Cycle go?
STORED IN PLANTS, EATEN BY ANIMALS
molecule formed by carbon fixation
GLUCOSE
carbon fixation is part of the..
CALVIN CYCLE
green pigment
CHLOROPHYLL
reactions that form simple sugars using carbon dioxide and water
CALVIN CYCLE
two reactions of photosynthesis
LIGHT REACTIONS and CALVIN CYCLE
what traps sunlight
CHLOROPHYLL (in thylakoid membrane)
products of photosynthesis
GLUCOSE and OXYGEN
reactants of photosynthesis
LIGHT ENERGY, WATER and CARBON DIOXIDE
substances made by a reaction
PRODUCTS
substances going into a reaction
REACTANTS